Smart solutions to make TV programming more accessible

Smart solutions to make TV programming more accessible

ICT accessibility for persons with disabilities is ITU priority The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in partnership with the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and the European Commission held a workshop on 18 March, 2015  in Barcelona, Spain on Smart Accessibility on Connected…

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Press release: Digital inclusion of persons with disabilities lagging behind

Policy and regulatory changes to focus on greater ICT accessibility Geneva, 14 November 2014 – The Model ICT Accessibility Policy Report released in São Paulo, Brazil recognizes that despite the unprecedented growth in mobile and Internet use worldwide, very few nations have…

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ITU and International Paralympic Committee open registration for IPTV app challenge

The 3rd ITU IPTV Application Challenge is asking coders to apply their creativity in challenging the definition of disability. Register here to secure your right to participate in a competition to conclude with an app showcase and award ceremony at…

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ITU and IPC launch the 3rd ITU IPTV Application Challenge

ITU and the International Paralympic Committee are launching the 3rd ITU IPTV Application Challenge in search of innovative IPTV applications for a better quality of life. In the spirit of the Paralympics, coders are asked to apply their creativity in…

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ITU IPTV IPv6 Global Testbed enables reliable, accessible broadcast of disaster relief event

ITU-T standards for Internet Protocol TV (IPTV) were used last week to live-stream an event targeting the development of infrastructure to support people with disabilities when disaster strikes. The “Asia-Pacific Meeting on Disability-inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction: Changing Mindsets through Knowledge” was held…

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