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[01/10/2015] Daily helpers are meant to be practical and easy to handle. Yet not every user shares the same prerequisites. This makes a product design that truly meets all needs difficult to achieve. This is the starting point of the Design für Alle (English: Design for All) design concept and where it wants to change things.Practical and helpful: When products benefit everyone - Read more
[23/09/2015] Rio de Janeiro’s municipal government has announced an initiative to improve accessibility to major tourist points across the city for people with a disability, ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.Paralympics: Rio mayor launches project to improve accessibility in city - Read more
[10/08/2015] The DIRHA scientific project coordinated by Trento-based Fondazione Bruno Kessler was judged "excellent" by the EU. Based on advanced voice recognition and audio signal processing technology, the prototype was mainly designed for people with mobility impairments.Voice as a remote control for the home - Read more
[07/08/2015] Inside the University of Washington's CoMotion MakerSpace, students, faculty and staff use sewing machines to create anime convention costumes, 3-D print models for aeronautics research or make circuits for a custom-built amplifier. To ensure those spaces are truly inclusive, researchers have released new guidelines aimed at ensuring makerspaces are accessible to people with disabilities. How makerspaces can be more accessible to people with disabilities - Read more
[20/07/2015] Because people who are blind or have low vision are more likely to have health problems such as obesity or diabetes, it's especially important that mobile health (mHealth) applications – health tracking sensors that connect with smartphone apps – work for those users.Many mobile health apps neglect needs of blind users - Read more
[29/06/2015] The Zero Project continues to be a success and has grown into an important world organization spreading good policy and practice for the rights of disabled people. Announcing the Zero Project call on education and ICT for 2016. Pass the word to make sure that the Independent Living movement contributes with good examples.Zero Project: For a world without barriers - Read more
[01/06/2015] What difference do five centimeters make on a curb when you are in a wheelchair? How much does spatial orientation vary when you can barely see or cannot see at all? People without disabilities can find out first-hand answers that may help them choose to consciously change their own mobility.Changing perspectives – changing mobility - Read more
[08/04/2015] The demand for information technology experts is high – qualified applicants are wanted everywhere. The IT sector also offers good employment opportunities for instance in software development teams for persons with visual impairment. The Study Centre for the Visually Impaired (SZS) at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) will now improve the access to software development.Software development without barriers - Read more