Microsoft’s Accessibility Checker makes documents more accessible to users with disabilities and it has recently been made more prominent within the Office Suite. Does this mark a significant push in the technology industry to recognise and cater to people with disabilities?
Can artificial intelligence resolve privacy concerns? How will the tech industry handle new regulations? Are blended interfaces the future of digital devices? In this part of the 2019 Expert Outlook, we speak to three experts about what’s changing in the way people experience technology.
A global obsession with sleep and how much we get of it has resulted in an entire industry centred around optimising and tracking nighttime slumber with apps and wearable devices. But is this deluge of data actually preventing people from getting a good night’s sleep rather than enabling it?
The meteoric rise in digital media and handheld technology has prompted how artists explore and use technology as a new medium to create engaging digital works of art. Using everything from AR and VR to GIFs, holograms and AI to algorithms and code, artists are expanding what consumers consider ‘art’ to be.
Companies may strive to be at the forefront of office space innovation by introducing ping-pong tables or nap pods, but employees appreciate something a lot more functional. How can AI, VR, and wearables be harnessed in the service of a happier, more productive workforce?