Apple has announced a major new accessibility initiative, including software updates that add new features for people with disabilities and a new service that connects customers with sign language interpreters.
Speaking at the Sight Tech Global conference on Thursday, Apple executives Chris Fleizach and Sarah Herrlinger went deep on the company's efforts to make its products accessible to users with disabilities.
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Apple has collaborated with education specialist Gallaudet University, to provide an iPad Pro, Apple Pencil, and Smart Keyboard Folio case to its students and staff, most of whom are deaf or hard of hearing.
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The first beta of iOS 14 includes the ability to set up notifications that trigger if the iPhone hears specific sounds, an accessibility feature that could help alert hearing-impaired users to fire alarms or dogs barking nearby.
The production of Apple TV+ show "See" used a blindness consultant to realistically portray living with visual impairments, a profile of the show reveals, with associate producer Joe Strechay helping to make the scripting and scenes as accurate as possible.
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