Robin.Christopherson | 27 Nov 2018
Making sure your websites and mobile apps are usable by the broadest possible audience is essential to ensure that your product is truly competitive. Real-life usability for users regardless of impairment or environment takes two distinct steps.
Robin.Christopherson | 22 Nov 2018
Last weekend, on the 16th and 17th November, I presented at the Estadio San Mames, Bilbao for the Centre for Access to Football in Europe (CAFE) - it was their third International CAFE Conference titled ‘Total Football Total Access’.
Robin.Christopherson | 12 Nov 2018
Using machine learning to recognise the delicate nuances of British Sign Language (BSL) isn't easy, but now the University of Surrey is hard at work cracking the challenge with funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.
Robin.Christopherson | 06 Nov 2018
Driverless cars are just round the corner and their true power will be to offer a kaleidoscope of choice - catering for the needs and activities of customers of all professions, abilities, shapes and sizes.
Robin.Christopherson | 30 Aug 2018
Based upon an award-winning blind mobility and orientation system, Right-Hear is a service that is about to boost the confidence and choices of blind people out and about – well, actually indoors - in the UK.
Robin.Christopherson | 28 Aug 2018
Smartspeaker ownership is growing rapidly. Already up 3% in 2018 to date, ownership of voice-activated speakers now stands at 8% of the adult UK population - with voice searches more generally also rising rapidly. The GOV.UK team have been working hard at bringing their information available online...
Robin.Christopherson | 13 Aug 2018
Amazon Echo has an array of awesome talents - check out Robin Christopherson's podcast to learn more about its full range of skills.
Robin.Christopherson | 07 Aug 2018
The UK Government has recently published its response to a consultation process on its plans to implement European accessibility legislation for public sector websites. In it, the Government clearly states who will be monitoring and reporting on websites and apps and who will be enforcing the law...
Robin.Christopherson | 02 Jul 2018
From earbuds to adult toys, should even the Rubik’s Cube now be Bluetooth? Some of these products and devices are gimmicks and some are game-changers – but smarter devices mean more inclusion when it comes to people with disabilities.
Robin.Christopherson | 20 Jun 2018
Recent figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) show that 4.8m of over 55s are still offline - they represent 94% of the remaining people in the UK who have yet to go digital, according to the charity Ageing Better. Without concerted efforts, this group will increasingly miss out on...