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.
Robin.Christopherson | 15 Jan 2018
It’s predicted that, by 2021, contact lens computers will be a reality. A recent patent by Sony shows how every element of a computer – from a screen to a battery and even a camera – can be condensed down to fit in a contact lens. Such tech could be a real eye-opener for people with disabilities....
Robin.Christopherson | 14 Dec 2017
Seeing AI: Microsoft’s revolutionary app that helps blind users understand the world around them, has just got even better with the addition of several new functions including handwriting and colour recognition. The best app to help blind users access the world has just got even better, and it’s...