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Streaming Video Services, Part 8: Is it Worth Exploring Discovery+?

Janet Ingber

Although Discovery+ does not offer audio description at this time, the streaming service offers a great deal of content. The service also provides access to 19 different channels for a relatively low price, $4.99 for programming with adds and $6.99 without adds.

Conference Coverage

Sight Tech Global Returns for Year Two

J.J. Meddaugh

Sight Tech Global is a mainstream accessibility conference which focuses on big picture technology trends and aims to give a glimpse at what the future of access technology may look like in the next 5 or 10 years. Now in its second year, it is organized by online news site TechCrunch and was entirely virtual and free to attend. The conference covered such topics as tactile images, autonomous vehicles, and indoor navigation.

Product Reviews and Guides

Entering Text on an iPhone, Part 1: Using Software Methods from the Phone

Judy Dixon

This two-part article will present an overview of a wide variety of input
methods. In Part one, we will look at the software options, those that can be
found on the iPhone itself.

The Vale: Shadow of the Crown – An Audio Game with Excellence

Jamie Pauls

The Vale: Shadow of the Crown is an audio-only game designed without a video component for economic reasons. However, the game developer soon realized that the blind community would benefit from this game, and he reached out to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind for input. The result is a game that has a rich plot, a beautiful musical score, and some of the best sounds I have ever heard.

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