Tactile Model Makes a Stadium Accessible to Persons with Visual Impairment  

Posted on April 19th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Americas, April 19 2019 The Tower and the 1976 Olympic Games Olympic Stadium, a symbol of the city of Montreal in Québec, Canada, can now be explored with the fingertips. They have been reproduced as a tactile model for people with visual disabilities, thanks to a collaboration between the Olympic Park, Kéroul and Tactile Studio. […]

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Using Assistive Technology to it’s full Potential for Children in Hospices  

Posted on April 17th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Assistive Technology, April 17 2019 A UK charity recently welcomed children’s hospice staff from across the British Isles to a free conference to learn about the potential impacts of assistive technology on life-limited and disabled children. Lifelites donates and maintains assistive technology for children and young people in every children’s hospice across the British Isles. […]

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Dahua Technology USA Adds Under Vehicle Surveillance System, Enterprise-Level DSS and EVS to Its Specialty Portfolios – Dahua North America

Posted on April 15th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

IRVINE, Calif., April 15, 2019 – Dahua Technology, a world-leading, video-centric smart IoT solution provider, has announced the addition of targeted vertical market solutions in the North American market. Vehicle inspection is one area where contemporary technology is rising to address a critical need. Preventing restricted items from entering high-security environments has traditionally been limited to [...]

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New Accessible Travel Database Announced by German National Tourist Board  

Posted on April 15th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – The German National Tourist Board has launched a new and comprehensive online database for BarrierFree (accessible) travel, the first of its kind to include a national labelling and “Accessibility Checked” identification seal. Entitled “Travel for All“, the database enables the user to search for a wide range of accessible holiday facilities throughout […]

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Three Ways to Get Clear Security Video at Night – Dahua North America

Posted on April 12th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Video surveillance in dark conditions is imperative for many users, since crimes like burglary and vandalism are more likely to occur at night. It’s easy to deploy a cost-effective security solution that can provide clear images in low-light situations, thanks to innovations such as infrared (IR) and Dahua’s Night Color Technology. White Light LEDs Sometimes [...]

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New Partnership Promotes Accessible Banking in Jordan  

Posted on April 11th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Built Environment, Middle East, April 11 2019 Recognizing the challenges persons with disabilities face throughout the various aspects of their lives, Bank al Etihad partnered with Accessible Jordan to minimize these obstacles starting from within the Bank – consequently promoting accessibility and ensuring inclusion for all clients, particularly those with physical disabilities. Under the mutual partnership, Accessible Jordan will [...]

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Dahua Technology’s Product Integration with Control 4 Announced at ISC West – Dahua North America

Posted on April 10th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

IRVINE, Calif., April 10, 2019 – Dahua Technology, a provider of world-leading, video-centric smart IoT solutions, has announced a new integration with Control4®, a leading global provider of automation and networking systems for homes and businesses, today at ISC West. Dahua Technology’s North American models of IP cameras, Pro and Lite series NVRs and HDCVI [...]

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UK-based Design Council Focuses on Accessible Home Innovation  

Posted on April 10th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Europe, Universal Design, April 10 2019 Now in its fifth year, Design Council Spark is putting a new focus on driving accessible home innovation; Design Council Spark: The Home Innovation Challenge is aiming to deliver major impact, both financially and socially, for people with reduced mobility or disabilities. Innovators challenged to design products for homes […]

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New Partnership to Provide Tailored, Accessible Holiday Packages  

Posted on April 8th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Tourism, April 8 2019 Handiscover announces its partnership with Travel-For-All, the Premiere Accessible Travel Agency in North America which provides tailored-made accessible holiday packages for people with disabilities or specific requirements. Travel-For-All specialises in tours to some of the most exotic destinations in the world such as Cuba and Africa, with full capacity to arrange accessible flights, […]

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Amazon Launches HIPAA-Compliant Alexa for Healthcare  

Posted on April 5th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Assistive Technology, News, April 5 2019 Amazon announced yesterday that healthcare companies such as Cigna and Boston Children’s Hospital have equipped the Alexa Skills Kit with HIPAA-compliant voice apps, which are limited in number and foolproof while complying with the United States’ 1996 HIPAA regulation. The launch introduces a total of six HIPAA eligible Alexa […]

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