Articles Related to accessibility

New research from Deloitte Canada reveals growing gaps in Canadians’ access to technology and digital skills

A new report from Deloitte Canada found growing gaps in Canadians’ access to digital technology and skills development, as well as an increased threat...

Make big impacts by doing “small things.” Insights from a deaf UX designer

"There's a lot of platitudes that you hear in this area, but this discussion has blown me away," said Fawn Annan, chief executive officer...

AI-based AccessNow, Daniels to map accessibility of Regent Park

An announcement late last week involving builder and developer The Daniels Corporation and accessibility technology company AccessNow represents a major step forward in determining...

Coffee Briefing Jan. 4, 2022 – accessibility maps; airlines request 5G delay; and more

Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. Today’s Coffee Briefing is delivered by IT World Canada's editorial team! Missed...

What should organizations know about AODA compliance?

More now than ever, accessibility has become the top of mind for any organization. The Canadian Survey on Disability revealed that 22 per cent...

Ontarians hoping latest amendments will give the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act ‘some teeth’

Experts say the new guidelines and fines are a hopeful push to legitimize the importance of digital accessibility in a booming internet economy.

Toronto-based startup among Microsoft’s AI for Accessibility grantees

Microsoft recently announced 11 new grantees in Microsoft’s AI for Accessibility program, naming iMerciv, a Toronto-based startup among them.

Microsoft announces Soundscape audio navigation app in Canada

Microsoft has announced the Canadian launch of Soundscape, a navigation app that helps guide people with vision impairment using 3D audio queues.

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