Best of YouTube: Apple vs DOJ, JAWS for Kiosk & Accessible Zoom Audio Recorders

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In this episode focusing on the best of YouTube from this week, the hosts, Steven Scott and Shaun Preece, discuss a range of topics related to technology and accessibility.

They kick off with discussion on the Apple antitrust case brought forward by the US Department of Justice, the implications of legal battles on technological innovation, and the broader impact on consumers and the tech industry. They are joined by Michael Babcock, who shares insights on the DOJ’s case against Apple, discussing whether the legal actions are timely or necessary, given the tech advancements and changes already underway within iOS.

Next up, they guys explore the challenges and opportunities presented by the increasing use of kiosks in various industries, from fast food to healthcare. Special guest Matt Ater from Vispero introduces JAWS for kiosk, a solution aimed at making kiosks more accessible to the visually impaired by providing voice guidance and other accessible features. This segment highlights the importance of inclusivity in technological development and the potential for accessibility solutions to broaden the usability of everyday technologies.

And finally Samuel Green from Zoom North America discusses the new Essential range of audio recorders designed with accessibility features, including voice guidance and 32-bit float recording technology. This innovation aims to simplify the recording process for visually impaired users, emphasizing Zoom’s commitment to inclusivity and the potential impact of accessible recording technology on the blind community.

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