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Accessible tech is growing – and these Samsung gadgets are helping break more barriers


Melissa ParkerPublished May 19, 2023, 2:45pm

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Samsung’s Smart TVs, Galaxy Watches and SmartTags all have accessibility features and uses (Pictures: Samsung)

To mark Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), Samsung invited a group to try its latest assistive technology features.

The day itself aims to get more people to engage with digital access and inclusion, and to show that beyond the gloss of futuristic, sleek tech branding, these products and services can help ordinary people with disabilities and impairments live their everyday lives. 

It’s good to see this true-to-life approach, rather than brands relying heavily on the superpower or superhuman narrative – which few disabled people relate to. 

On display were the types of gadgets I imagine are artfully placed on every Succession set to exude wealth. Present for every slanging match, tasteful and unassuming. 

There were fridges that know what you have in them – tracking expiration dates [...]

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