Tech enriches and empowers the differently abled


A man uses the accessibility features of an iPhone. Assistive technology can break down barriers and open up a new world for people with disabilities, and the need has never been greater as nations speed up to become tech-centric in the face of the pandemic. — Chicago Tribune/TNS

The first modern smartphone, though hailed as a technological marvel when it was introduced, took a step back in terms of accessibility.

As the keypad was done away with in favour of a large touchscreen, it offered little to no tactile feedback, making it harder for differently-abled people to use it.

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