Typography designer claims new font can help dyslexics to read and improve road signs

A graphic designer has developed a font that could help dyslexics and make road signs more readable. Federico Alfonsetti’s EasyReading font will be distributed by the Monotype Corporation of America and has been used by Italian publishers, schools, universities and exhibition organisers. It is due to make its debut at the Uffizi Gallery, Florence, next […]

Chinese hail Indian TV host who read news of husbands death

Thousands of Chinese have praised the composure of Indian television anchor Supreet Kaur who learnt about her husband’s death in a road accident while talking to a reporter on live television but continued reading the news. The news about Kaur with Chhattisgarh-based IBC-24 channel was widely picked up by Chinese media after China’s official news […]

Google Now on Tap Gets Optical Character Recognition to ‘Read’ Photos

Google has quietly pushed out a new feature to its Google Now on Tap service – optical character recognition (OCR). The search giant additionally rolled out a small but useful feature in an update forGoogle Docs. Initially spotted by some users on Reddit, the OCR feature on Google Now on Tap seems to be in […]