Could AI Hinder Accessibility, New Android Accessibility Coming & Limitless AI?

Android 15 Talkback Updates

In this episode of Double Tap, hosts Steven Scott and Shaun Preece dive into various topics, including the latest Android 15 updates, the buzz around AI, web accessibility, and the quirky challenges of modern smart home devices.

They discuss the news that NVDA has received a major funding boost of $10,000 from Microsoft, as well as the news that Android 15 will have a new feature to help people who are blind use the fingerprint unlock on phones where the sensor is underneath the screen. Plus there’s chat about Limitless AI, who have just announced a new hardware device aimed at helping you remember what’s happened through your day.

In the second half of the show, guest Jakob Rosin from Estonia joins the guys to discuss the pitfalls of relying too heavily on AI for web accessibility. He critiques web overlays that promise to make sites accessible but often fall short, emphasizing the need for human oversight in accessibility efforts. Rosin’s insights highlight the importance of genuine commitment to accessibility, beyond superficial tech solutions.

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