North demonstrates the consumer-oriented Focals smart glasses

In 2018, smart glasses technology still seems to lie dormant in the general consumer market; with that said, one Canadian company is looking to rejuvenate the scene with a new set of lenses.

Published on: October 23rd, 2018 Tom Li

5 ways web designers can build accessible websites

For some, being able to tap into the vast amount of information on the Internet is a privilege - and in the eyes of others, it's a right. Either way, web designers can

Published on: April 7th, 2014 Candice So

How to make your SMB Web site accessible quickly

Researchers have just come up with a way to turn an iPad into a Braille keyboard--but until this kind of technology is on the market, it's up to business owners to make sure

Published on: October 17th, 2011 Angela West

Accessible technology increasingly a requirement for businesses

Under the Accessibility for Ontarians With Disabilities Act, private businesses operating in the province will have to meet new accessibility standards for customer service by the beginning of next year. Other standards will

Published on: August 18th, 2011 Grant Buckler

Great iOS 4.2 features you might have missed

Apple last week finally released the update to its iOS software for mobile devices like the iPhone and the iPad. And while the big changes -- AirPlay, AirPrint and iPad-focused tweaks -- got

Published on: December 1st, 2010 Michael DeAgonia

iPad introduces computing to toddlers and great-grandmothers

There’s not many toys that will hold the attention of a one-and-a-half year old and a 95 year old equally well – but Apple Inc.’s tablet is definitely one of them. I have

Published on: November 16th, 2010 Brian Jackson

PDF reading tool boon for industry and visually impaired

A new accessibility tool that focuses on PDF documents would be a boon for both companies dealing with high-volume printing and their blind or visually impaired clients, according to technology experts.There are numerous

Published on: April 15th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Web accessibility a pressing issue in Ontario

For most people accessibility brings to mind images of convenient parking spaces, ramp entrances and elevators. Awareness about the disabled and their ability or inability to access buildings has grown considerably over the

Published on: January 18th, 2010 Brian Jackson