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ACCESSIBILITY BUZZ – March 2024

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Google: ‘I promise you, you’re going to see returns’ on disability inclusion

By Unleash

Look at how Google is actually walking the walk, not just talking the talk on creating an inclusive, equitable and accessible workforce for all of its 156,000 workers. The tech giant’s disability inclusion work is “not transactional, it’s not a trend, it’s something that is a mainstay”.


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From Concept to Creation –  The Inspiration Behind Our New Logo

"What Got Us Here Won’t Get Us There.” – Marshall Goldsmith.

Our journey has been one where we have had to pivot at different stages. We wanted to see how we wanted to portray inclusion and digital. In short how would we portray our vision!

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HBO’s Max To Launch Kids’ Show Focused On Disabilities

By Disability Scoop

A first-of-its-kind animated children’s show featuring a cast of characters who all have some type of disability is coming to television. The half-hour show “Hop” follows an eclectic group of best friends whose comedic adventures are intended to teach preschoolers to embrace differences in themselves and others.


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CES 2024 Launches GyroGlove: A Wearable Device To Stabilize Hand Tremors

By Assistive Technology Blog

CES 2024 in Las Vegas introduced a new wearable device, the GyroGlove, which is designed to counteract hand tremors using advanced gyroscopic technology. This glove has been particularly beneficial for individuals who lives with Parkinson’s Disease. The glove helps stabilize the hand, making daily tasks like buttoning a shirt or holding a cup of coffee easier.

Revolutionizing Concert Experiences: Haptic Suits Bring Music to the Deaf at Lincoln Center

By BNN Breaking

Music transcends the barriers of sound, touching the very core of our being in ways that often defy description. This truth has never been more vividly illustrated than by the recent groundbreaking event at Manhattan's Lincoln Center, where concertgoers who are deaf or hard of hearing were offered a unique opportunity to experience orchestral music through innovative haptic suits.

Achieve Digital Accessibility at Scale: Audit – Maintain – Comply

BarrierBreak is the Leader in Offshore Digital Accessibility Testing & Consulting. Your trusted adviser and reliable source for accessibility testing solutions. Get in touch with us to ensure your digital solutions conform to WCAG 2.1 & 2.2,  Section 508 Testing, and to create a VPAT for your product.

 

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