Tech and Accessibility Headlines June 6th | Access Tech Live

Tech and Accessibility Headlines June 6th | Access Tech Live

WestJet has issued its first accessibility plan progress report and launched new services to enhance travel for passengers with disabilities. The CRTC is introducing new fees for online streaming services to contribute to Canadian and Indigenous content production. Dexcom’s G7 continuous glucose monitor is now compatible with the Apple Watch, improving convenience and accessibility for diabetes management. Uber has introduced Uber Caregiver, a service that enables caregivers to arrange, pay for, and monitor rides and deliveries for individuals they assist. The Government of Canada has allocated funds for small-scale construction projects to improve accessibility.

Chapters
00:00 Enhancing Accessibility in Air Travel
01:03 Regulating Online Streaming Services for Canadian Content
01:33 Improving Diabetes Management with Apple Watch Integration
02:32 Funding Accessibility Projects in Canada
05:03 Anticipating Apple’s WWDC: What’s Next?

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Access Tech Live is a weekly TV show that explores the world of technology and accessibility. Hosted by Steven Scott and Marc Aflalo, two experts in the field of assistive technology, the show features panel guests and features discussing how tech affects people with all kinds of disabilities. Whether it’s specialist gear or commercial devices, Access Tech Live will bring you the latest news, reviews, and interviews on how technology can enhance the lives of people with disabilities. Tune in every Thursday from noon to 1 pm ET on AMI-tv or stream online at accesstechlive.com to learn more about the intersection of technology and accessibility. Access Tech Live is the show that informs and educates you on all thing’s tech and accessibility. Don’t miss it!

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