Europe

Workshop on sign language video production

MALTA: The Deaf People Association (Malta) held a workshop on video production and film editing at the Intercontinental Hotel, St George’s Bay, St Julian’s. EU media and Continue reading the story...

European Internet Inclusion Initiative launches new website to tackle digital accessibility divide

Online interactions have rapidly become the main channel of communication and greater inclusiveness creates efficiencies for both the private and public sectors. Yet, only one-third of Continue reading the story...

Kolibre enable anyone to build a talking book player

Kolibre shows how anyone can build an Internet-enabled talking book player that is customized for people who are blind or low vision, through the help of Continue reading the story...

GAATES First Council of Trustees Meeting after Zero Project Conference

VIENNA: GAATES had a very successful participation at the Zero Project Conference on Accessibility and also held its first Council of Trustees Meeting in this city. Members Continue reading the story...

Three out of every four European banks fails in the accessibility of their websites

Researchers from the University of Oviedo, Spain have analyzed the websites of nearly 50 banks from the EU to check whether any user, even if disabled, has Continue reading the story...

New global standard for hearing aids with bluetooth connectivity

COPENHAGEN: The European Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (EHIMA) announced a new partnership with the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG). The cooperation aims to develop a new Continue reading the story...

VisitEngland launches national marketing campaign to promote accessible tourism

In the spirit of Olympic and Paralympic legacy, VisitEngland launches a national marketing campaign aimed at championing and improving accessible tourism in England, a sector worth Continue reading the story...

Norwegian researchers testing app designed for children with autism

Researchers from Norwegian research organization SINTEF are studying smartwatches, digital calendars and other technology as possible support devices for children with autism and ADHD . Being able Continue reading the story...

Bank of Valletta improves ATM access for people with vision disabilities

MALTA: Bank of Valletta has announced that one in every four of its ATMs is now equipped with voice technology and easily accessible by people with Continue reading the story...

New Deaf-Friendly Swimming Course Launched

UK: The National Deaf Children’s Society and the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) have teamed up to create the Deaf-Friendly Swimming i-Learn course to help coaches become Continue reading the story...