mobile based technologies

6 apps for people who are deaf or have hearing loss

As technology develops, the number of communication options available to persons with total or partial hearing loss grows. In particular, advancements in automatic speech recognition (ASR) have made a dramatic difference to millions of people’s lives. Everyone has a right to an education and access to information, and technology is now making this right a …

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Innovate Now accelerator seeks mobile solutions to assist people with disabilities

Africa’s first Assistive Technology Accelerator is seeking applications from innovators across the African continent who are dedicated to developing mobile based technologies designed to assist people living with disabilities. The UK Aid-funded Innovate Now, which is run by Global Disability Innovation (GDI) Hub and Amref Enterprises Limited, will soon be concluding its first programme, and plans …

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