Robin.Christopherson | 02 Mar 2017
Lip-reading is difficult. Many deaf people can do it, but there are situations when it is a struggle... but now, Artificial Intelligence like Google's DeepMind is getting its virtual teeth into the challenge - and doing an even better job than humans. So what does this mean for disabled people, TV...
Robin.Christopherson | 20 Feb 2017
Siri and the Amazon Echo are already pretty good at understanding speech, but new machine-learning techniques mean our devices will be much smarter at recognising other everyday sounds. How will they do this? By binge-watching videos.
Machine learning advances match sounds to images
Robin.Christopherson | 17 Feb 2017
Communicating with the NHS can often be frustrating, slow and paperwork heavy. Now, new NHS standards and guidelines on making our health information more accessible could usher in a new era of choice. Come to our NHS accessibility event in London on 28 February to contribute to our White paper on...
Robin.Christopherson | 08 Feb 2017
AbilityNet's digital inclusivity expert talks you through the basics of accessible web pages, including colours and contrast, text resizing, keyboard access, alt text and more
Robin.Christopherson | 27 Jan 2017
Tech and accessibility expert Robin Christopherson let's everyone into a secret - RSS feeds have never caught on, but disabled people know they can make a great difference to receiving stories more clearly, digestibly and could mean we receive a more balanced news diet too.
Robin.Christopherson | 19 Jan 2017
Amongst the hype blown up by annual massive techfest that is CES in Las Vegas is a revolutionary app that uses AI to help people with low or no vision.
Robin.Christopherson | 13 Jan 2017
The latest version of the software that powers iPads and iPhones - iOS 10 - includes significant improvements for people with tremors or other dexterity issues that will take their access to a whole new level.
Robin.Christopherson | 16 Dec 2016
For people who are deaf or have hearing loss the ability to pick up the phone and chat is often out of reach. So is a new real-time speech translation app RogerVoice the solution?
Robin.Christopherson | 05 Dec 2016
Robin Christopherson is dotty about his new Amazon Echo Dot and thinks it heralds an exciting new age of devices that will transform the lives of disabled people.
Robin.Christopherson | 17 Nov 2016
Smarter, accessible cities promise to be more inclusive for every citizen – and could transform the lives of those with disabilities.