BBC Click explores the latest developments around accessibility and inclusion in tech to coincide with the International Day of Persons With Disabilities, Click
Blind reporter Lucy Edwards investigates how AI helps visually-impaired people identify people and objects with their phones, while Niamh Hughes looks at the strides made in gaming accessibility, through the prism of her own experiences.
In this episode of the Azure Government video series, Steve Michelotti talks with Chris Pendleton, Principal PM Manager on the Azure Maps team, about Azure Maps in Azure Government.
Learn what makes Azure Maps different from other mapping solutions available and how Azure Maps provides a truly unified experience for a mapping solution including route efficiency, traffic management, and geofencing.
For government customers, Azure Maps provides compliance with Azure Security, Azure Active Directory Tenancy, The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), accessibility, and globalization just to name a few.
You’ll also see several demos running in Azure Government (http://azuremapscodesamples.azurewebsites.us/) including heat maps and weather data, all of which show off the stunning visuals that are unmatched by any other mapping solution available today!
Here is some interesting details on the AI for Accessibility initiative. If you, or someone you know, are building a solution for this community, there is now a unique opportunity to get help, Azure services or funding to support your work.