[NFB-NM] The March issue of AccessWorld Is Now Available

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Subject: The March issue of AccessWorld Is Now Available







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Expanding possibilities for people with vision loss


The March issue of
=4e58a961dd&e=c806462bb1> AccessWorld is now available on our website.

This issue features: 

·                     A Busy Time at
=86db8f678e&e=c806462bb1>  AccessWorld


·                     New Accessibility Support Options Courtesy of Google,
Microsoft, and Be My Eyes, by Bill Holton
Technical assistance for people with vision loss is more robust than ever.
This article examines the partnership between Microsoft and Be My Eyes, as
well as the new Google Help Desk.


·                     The UniDescription Project: Seeking to Bring Unity to
the World of Audio Description, by Aaron Preece
Through the University of Hawaii, the UniDescription Project (UniD) has
expanded access to audio description through its web tool and descriptions
of National Park Service brochures. In this article, learn about the
project's history and the descriptions it has produced.


·                     Book Review
=b163ed8d74&e=c806462bb1> by Bill Holton: The New Edition of iOS Access for
All: Your Comprehensive Guide to Accessibility for iPad, iPhone, and iPod
Touch, by Shelly Brisbin
With the release of iOS 11, we have also been served up with the latest, and
dare I say greatest, fifth edition of Shelly Brisbin's authoritative iOS
accessibility guide, iOS Access for All, now expanded to 700 pages and
nearly 160,000 words.


·                     A Review of A Hero's Call, an Accessible Role Playing
Game from Out of Sight Games, by Aaron Preece
The recently released A Hero's Call is an audio based role playing game
(RPG) that was highly anticipated by gamers with visual impairments. Does it
live up to the hype? Next month's companion article by Jamie Pauls will
introduce the game's developers, Out of Sight Games, and share firsthand
insights into creating accessible games.


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·                     Letters to the Editor



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