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Inglis’ new $3.2M innovation center includes R&D for adaptive tech access

Jan. 2, 2020 10:50 am

Inglis’ new $3.2M innovation center includes R&D for adaptive tech

The technology in the nonprofit's center — accessibility services like voice controls, eye tracking systems and touch-adapted keyboards — aims to help clients with disabilities gain independence in their everyday lives.
10 imagined futures: Philly’s tech community tells us what they envision for the next decade access

Dec. 19, 2019 1:44 pm

10 imagined futures: Philly’s tech community tells us what they envision for the next decade

What will this industry look like, locally, a decade from now? More diverse in its leadership, more eager to discuss its failures, less concerned about comparing itself to other cities and more.
Comcast partnered with Cali startup NuEyes to help visually impaired customers watch TV access

Dec. 13, 2019 2:27 pm

Comcast partnered with Cali startup NuEyes to help visually impaired customers watch TV

The e2 smartglasses now come with built-in access for the Xfinity Stream app.
Hopeworks Camden is launching a training program for infrastructure jobs access

Dec. 12, 2019 1:31 pm

Hopeworks Camden is launching a training program for infrastructure jobs

"This is work that will continue to be needed": The first cohort for the program, starting in early 2020, will include eight students.
Want to organize a Philly Tech Week 2020 event? Start here access

Dec. 12, 2019 12:39 pm

Want to organize a Philly Tech Week 2020 event? Start here

Here's how to apply to organize a community gathering during the 10th annual event series. (Psst, you'll want to get your ideas in early.)
Science Center is launching a telecoms education program for teens in 2020 access

Dec. 9, 2019 3:01 pm

Science Center is launching a telecoms education program for teens in 2020

A partnership with communications infrastructure company Crown Castle means students will be learning about the tech that keeps our cell phones running.
‘Tech equals opportunity’ at CS4Philly’s kickoff to Computer Science Education Week access

Dec. 9, 2019 1:26 pm

‘Tech equals opportunity’ at CS4Philly’s kickoff to Computer Science Education Week

About 100 high schoolers are spending the day tinkering with technology and learning from mentors from Comcast and TechServ.
Comcast rolls out accessibility service ASL Now access

Dec. 3, 2019 2:29 pm

Comcast rolls out accessibility service ASL Now

"We want to address and break down the barriers to broadband adoption that are unique to this population," said Comcast's David Cohen. "That starts by being able to speak with customers in their native language.”
3 tips to run a successful #GivingTuesday campaign, per this Philly tech nonprofit access

Dec. 3, 2019 12:18 pm

3 tips to run a successful #GivingTuesday campaign, per this Philly tech nonprofit

And a roundup of local organizations looking for donations today, including TechGirlz, Hopeworks Camden, Coded by Kids, Tech Impact and Black Girls Ventures.
How one local tech company is tackling the STEM talent shortage access

Dec. 2, 2019 7:08 am

How one local tech company is tackling the STEM talent shortage

Chief People Officer Hope Bear shares why Chalfont-based email marketing company AWeber is educating young people about tech careers.

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