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GSA looks into facial recognition bias and improving accessibility in federal web services

Microsoft invests 25M in CREATE a new center for accessible tech at the University of Washington

Microsoft commits 25M to its AI for Accessibility program

As thousands set out to hack for Microsoft book chronicles two defining projects for accessibility

Origami Labs shows off its voicepowered smart ring

WHILL brings its autonomous wheelchairs to North American airports

Leveling the playing field

The robots occupying our sidewalks

Tech helped Cyrus Habib get to Washingtons secondhighest office and new innovations hold even more promise for the blind

What Apples education announcements mean for accessibility

DOJ warns that misuse of algorithmic hiring tools could violate accessibility laws

What will tomorrows tech look like Ask someone who cant see

3 steps tech innovators can take to create a more equal society

Stark a hub for accessible software design launches a Mac app in beta

Googles Project Euphonia wants to make voice recognition work for people with speech impairments

Evinced raises 17M to speed up accessibility testing for the web

Mobility startups can be equitable accessible and profitable

Neurodiversity in technology: Are businesses missing out on key talent

Airbnb makes service more accessible to people with disabilities

For Apple this years Global Accessibility Awareness Day is all about education

Amazons Josh Miele and Anne Toth talk Alexa and the future of accessibility at Sight Tech Global

4 Signs Your Startups Website Isnt Accessible and the Trouble That Could Cause for Your Business

Mixtape podcast: Artificial intelligence and disability

You can now use Alexa to move around inside apps like Netflix and Hulu on Fire TV Cube

Facebooks accessibility ambitions

Apple and Amazon MLAI leads to speak on accessibility at Sight Tech Global 2021

Live Caption Googles automatic captioning technology is now available on Pixel 4

May Mobility reveals prototype of a wheelchairaccessible autonomous vehicle

Assistive technologies will be a 26 billion dollar market and investors are only now addressing it

Clubhouse finally has live captions on iOS

Cognixions brainmonitoring headset enables fluid communication for people with severe disabilities

Announcing Sight Tech Global 2021

SprintRay Welcomes Usain Bolt Launches 3D Printing Dental Resin PostCuring Unit

Imagine being blind and trying to attend a virtual event Try that next time you stage one

With 25 years at Microsoft Mike Tholfsen is old school and a champion of education accessibility

Helping children overcome their mobility challenges Trexo Robotics gets a Y Combinator boost

Microsoft and Apple collaborate to help visually impaired people use braille displays across operating systems

Airbnb buys Airbnb for disabled people startup Accomable in accessibility upgrade

Apples Jeff Bigham disability rights lawyer Haben Girma author Sara Hendren and more to join Sight Tech Global

JAWS architect Glen Gordon is joining Sight Tech Global a virtual event Dec 23

iPhone 11 Pro is the most accessible iPhone yet

Loros mounted wheelchair assistant puts high tech to work for people with disabilities

Logitech accessory kit makes the Xbox Adaptive Controller even more accessible

GeekWire Calendar Picks: Science fiction literature biases in AI and helping businesses go global

Glasses give sight to the legally blind opening eyes to the broader potential of making tech accessible

As ADA turns 30 tech is just getting started helping people with disabilities

How Airbnb handles discrimination claims

Cognixion raises 12M to build its brainmonitoring headset for people with disabilities

Mike Shebanek and Matt King share W3C accessibility project at Sight Tech Global 2021

Sight Tech Global agenda announced