AT Banter Podcast Episode 162 - Accessibility News and Envision Announcement

We’re back from vacation (again) and go full steam ahead on discussing a few recent news stories surround accessibility. From Lyft horror stories to self-service kiosks, Rob and Ryan cover a wide range of topics before welcoming back Karthik Kannan from Envision AI to announce some big promotional news.  

Show Notes

Wheelchair users say even accessible taxis will refuse rides in Vancouver
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/wheelchair-accessible-taxis-vancouver-1.5234791
San Francisco woman with disability who says Lyft drivers repeatedly cancel her rides is calling for change
https://abc7news.com/society/sf-woman-with-disability-says-lyft-drivers-repeatedly-cancel-her-rides/5460706/
This blind woman says self-checkouts lower the bar(code) for accessibility
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/self-checkouts-accessibility-concerns-1.5243720
A blind man couldn’t order pizza from Domino’s. The company wants the Supreme Court to say websites don’t have to be accessible
https://www.cnbc.com/2019/07/25/dominos-asks-supreme-court-to-say-disability-protections-dont-apply-online.html
Envision
https://www.letsenvision.com/

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