Way back in 2011 I wrote about the Difference Engine. It’s a simple but effective way of adding captions to live performances created by Coventry based Talking Birds. In short, a laptop runs the software and over a local wireless network it allows any device with a web browser to view subtitles. i.e your mobile
Just a quick one I wanted to share. I frequently moan on my blog (and in person if we’re being honest!) about how Deaf accessibility, especially when it comes to technology isn’t something that’s taken into account often enough so it’s nice to be able to praise someone when they do get it right. Andrews
Just wanted to write about something I saw at the weekend. I’ve posted plenty of times in the past about the lack of accessibility for people with hearing problems. People take a lot for granted such as TV, DVD, cinema but if you have hard time hearing it can be a battle to get involved.
I saw this article last week on the Times Online website, Microsoft challenges BBC’s iPlayer with its new MSN Video Player The recently launched UK MSN Video Player will show full series of various popular shows (there is even some old Doctor Who stuff on there!) This is all powered by Silverlight of course 😉
I originally started another post that would mention this but I’ve decided it deserves a post all on it’s own Over the last few days I’ve been playing with the new Xbox features (that’s the post I started, it’s on the way!) When I first turned my Xbox on there was a handy little video