We were very happy that accessibility was a key focus at MIDI Association’s Annual Meeting 2023. Jay Pocknell (Sound Without Sight and RNIB) was invited to present an update on the state of accessibility in… Read More »Accessibility on the agenda MIDI Association’s Annual Meeting 2023
Tips for designing music and audio products inclusively and accessibly.
Following the success of the ‘Inclusive Design in Harmony’ event held earlier this year, RNIB and Sound Without Sight will be hosting a workshop at this year’s Audio Developer Conference. The session will promote the work happening across the audio industry to support accessibility and inclusive design. It will facilitate roundtable discussion between key developers in the industry, also offering attendees the chance to ask questions.
The RNIB’s Music Advisory Service (MAS) supports people with sight loss in any aspect of making music. This includes, but not limited to funding advice, music notation and transcription, accessible audio production, networking, maintaining well-being,… Read More »RNIB Music Advisory Service
This article collates all the inclusively designed software, hardware, instruments, ensembles, and opportunities mentioned by panellists at the ‘Inclusive Design in Harmony’ event.
A summary of the conversation from the ‘Inclusive Design in Harmony’ roundtable event, which explored ways of improving inclusion of people who have additional access requirements.
We are delighted to share that Sound Without Sight has been designated as a Community Sponsor of the Audio Developer Conference 2023. This article details ADC’s commitment to accessibility and invites submissions of talk proposals.
In this podcast episode, I interview Jay Pocknell; founder of Sound Without Sight, and a producer and mixing engineer from the UK. We discuss Sound Without Sight and Jay’s path to becoming an engineer, which obstacles he needed to overcome, and how we as the audio community can remove some of these obstacles permanently.
Downloadable guidance in a zip file (Word and PDF guidance with example files): Guidance for music setters/engravers to make effective use of music notation tools to create ‘born accessible’ music scores. Following this guidance will… Read More »DAISY Guidance for Engravers (using music notation tools to create accessible master scores)
Dr. Tony Stockman, of Queen Mary, University of London, writes an initial introduction to the three main audio programming languages that are currently accessible to blind and visually impaired programmers.
John Merriman details the constant evolution of Crown Lane Studios, as it strives to be the world’s most accessible recording and rehearsal space.