Zagga aims to be Netflix for the blind

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This is part of a series of articles that looks at entrepreneurs hoping to get their ideas off the ground through crowdfunding. At the time of writing, each of these innovations is currently seeking funding.

Accessibility isn't always at the forefront of businesses' minds, but those who fail to cater for less able customers will be closing off an entire section of their market. When it comes to entertainment services, we've already seen Regal Cinemas make the big screen more accessible through its individual head up display subtitle glasses, but emerging companies like Netflix aren't doing much to help users with sight difficulties, for example. Zagga is a video-on-demand service that caters for blind and partially sighted customers with built-in audio description. Currently seeking funding on Indiegogo, the platform aims to provide access to a…

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