Happy New Year to all you Access Ninjas! In this episode, Jonathan and Rachel discuss their New Year’s resolutions, the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games’ dedication to accessibility, and the Bird Box Challenge.
In this experimental episode Jonathan and Rachel test out a new accessibility feature in Instagram that provides computer-generated image descriptions for blind users using the VoiceOver screen reader in iOS.
Jonathan and Rachel are back in the studio together. In this episode, we try out a new Quick Tech Tip section on using Siri to calculate tips. Jonathan gives up an update on some Android accessibility efforts through Morse Code support and a new Accessibility Menu coming to Android P. Rachel talks about an update to the Farrago soundboard app and discusses her experiences using the Microsoft SoundScape app.
Rachel is solo in the studio this week. In this episode, Rachel discusses recent accessibility news including an appropriations bill, the passing of the Marrakesh Treaty Implementation Bill, and a report of a new USB Standard designed to make Braille Displays easier to setup and use.