Europe

Virgin Media launches Video Relay Service

Virgin Media has launched its new Video Relay Service, helping customers who are deaf get the most out of their next generation broadband, TV and phone Continue reading the story...

Technology turns your mobile phone into an assistive listening device

Jacoti launches Jacoti Lola, a wireless audio streaming technology for complex listening situations. Jacoti has launched the world’s first CE approved medical device standalone software hearing aid: Continue reading the story...

Islanders with disabilities fight for better access

Islanders with disabilities in Guernsey have started a campaign for improvements to buses, roads and pavements. States members are due to debate the Environment Department’s new Transport Continue reading the story...

Azerbaijan’s first report on implementation of the UN CRPD

BAKU: Azerbaijan has made the first report on fulfillment of its commitments within the framework of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Persons with Continue reading the story...

Malta announces new accessibility regulations

New regulations were announced yesterday with the aim of addressing a number of grey areas regarding accessibility for people with mobility disabilities when processing planning applications. Addressing Continue reading the story...

New technology to overcome accessibility barriers to public digital terminals

MADRID: Spanish company Technosite  - specialised in accessible technology and part of the business group of ONCE and its Foundation – and “la Caixa” have presented the Continue reading the story...

Swiss to Host World’s First Cybathlon for Athletes with Disabilities

The world’s first Cybathlon is a championship for racing pilots with disabilities (i.e. parathletes) who are using advanced assistive devices and robotic technologies, will be held in Continue reading the story...

San Marino to host 1st UNWTO European Conference on Accessible Tourism

Policies and measures to promote universal accessibility in tourism will be at the centre of the 1st UNWTO European Conference on Accessible Tourism, jointly organized by Continue reading the story...

Limmex Swiss Emergency Watch for Persons with Disabilities

The Limmex Emergency Watch is worn on the body. Thus, the user can call for assistance anytime and anywhere. At the push of a button the Continue reading the story...

Tobii Launches New ‘Speak Up, Be Heard’ Communication Device

STOCKHOLM: Tobii Assistive Technology launches the Tobii M-Series, a highly-portable speech generating device, especially suited for active, nonverbal individuals with full or limited dexterity. Built on Continue reading the story...