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Microsoft’s Programs  accessibilty expansion

Microsoft announced a new five-year commitment in April 2021 to help bridge the “Disability Divide” – the gap in societal inclusion for people with disabilities. More than 1 billion people around the world live with a disability, and at some point, most of us will likely face some type of temporary, situational or permanent disability. Digital technology can play a critical role in bridging barriers to communication, interaction and information.
Microsoft is attempting to bridge the divide by using artificial intelligence and other advanced technologies, to make more content accessible and as simple and automatic as spell check is today. For example:

These advances are part of a continued accessibility push by Microsoft and they have also stated that they are now empowering software developers by giving the tools needed to help create even more accessible apps and updates.
For the link to the full article, click here:

Announcement – Doubling down on accessibility: Microsoft’s next steps to expand accessibility in technology, the workforce and workplace - The Official Microsoft Blog

Website – Our accessibility commitment (microsoft.com)

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