Robin.Christopherson | 16 Apr 2018
A new web standard called WebAuthn will soon remove the need to enter a password each time you log in to a website - and may even mean the end for CAPTCHAs - those evil and (quite literally) twisted codes that annoy everyone but often bar users with a disability.
Robin.Christopherson | 04 Apr 2018
Last week saw the world's largest assistive technology fair CSUN held in San Diego and among the many forward-looking tech items on show were three noteable smart glasses with integrated internet-connected cameras. Helping the visually impaired and blind to see, these glasses are definitely worth a...
Robin.Christopherson | 26 Mar 2018
Newly announced updates for Skype will be good news for disabled people
Robin.Christopherson | 15 Mar 2018
Some say that Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) are the future for both desktop and mobile apps, but these ‘build once run everywhere’ apps are almost certainly bad news for people with disabilities.
Robin.Christopherson | 09 Mar 2018
At the launch of the 2018 Tech4Good Awards on Monday 5 March at the BT Tower in London, we saw some amazing tech that’s changing lives for the better across the world.The tech that caught my eye and my heart, however, focused on the ability to help desperately ill children control a computer with...
Robin.Christopherson | 27 Feb 2018
Microsoft's excellent iOS app for blind people and those with sight loss Seeing AI picked up Accessibility and Inclusion prize At Mobile World Congress Global Mobile Awards in Barcelona today.
Robin.Christopherson | 22 Feb 2018
AbilityNet's head of digital inclusion, Robin Christopherson, has been a judge at the Global Mobile Awards for the last three years, in the category of accessibility and inclusion. He takes a look at some of the highlights and praises Turkey's top efforts.
Robin.Christopherson | 16 Feb 2018
Apple’s new HomePod is less of a smartspeaker and more a great quality speaker, but AbilityNet's digital inclusion Robin Christopherson thinks its advent spells good news for disabled people everywhere.
Robin.Christopherson | 23 Jan 2018
Today marks our 20th birthday - and it’s worth taking a look at just how far we’ve come…
Robin.Christopherson | 22 Jan 2018
How we view the events in our lives can make a huge difference to its quality and opportunities, says Robin Christopherson, but without accessible design no amount of positivity can improve your luck.