Europe

Worldwide Text-To-Speech Audio Description for Cavena with Acapela voices

Audio description (AD) is a growing requirement for broadcasters, and serves the needs of people with vision disabilities who want to be able to access TV Continue reading the story...

FITA ICT courses for people with disabilities

MALTA: Fifty-eight students have successfully completed information and communication technology (ICT) courses organized by the Foundation for Technology Accessibility (FITA). The courses were held at the ICT Continue reading the story...

2014 Hermann Gmeiner Award winners announced

In the end, nearly 90,000 votes were cast in the month-long contest to elect the two winners of the Hermann Gmeiner Award for 2014. Out of the Continue reading the story...

European Universities Accessibility Map Launched

On the 28th of August, the Erasmus Student Network (ESN) is celebrating the launch of MapAbility platform, a ground-breaking online map designed to inform students with Continue reading the story...

Call for proposals: NNDR 13th Research Conference

The Nordic Network on Disability Research – NNDR 13th Research Conference in Bergen is now opening for proposals of papers.  The conference will be held in Continue reading the story...

ITU announces Young Innovators Competition 2014

ITU, the leading United Nations agency for information and communication technologies (ICTs), in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) is looking for innovative ideas on Continue reading the story...

Seeing Assistant app for people with vision disabilities

Seeing Assistant is a group of applications designed to help people who are blind or low vision in everyday life activities. These apps will help you Continue reading the story...

Remploy launches online advice service for jobseekers with disabilities

UK: iRemploy, which was launched by Remploy in April this year, has already helped more than 1,900 people who were facing significant barriers to getting a Continue reading the story...

Scottish Government to make ferries more accessible

A new £500,000 fund has been launched to improve accessibility on Scotland’s ferry network, Transport Minister Keith Brown announced today. The Ferries Accessibility Fund will be open Continue reading the story...

NUI Maynooth students win tech prize for accessibility app

IRELAND: A team of students from National University of Ireland, Maynooth have been recognized at the global finals of the Microsoft Imagine Cup in Seattle for the accessibility app Continue reading the story...