Startup roundup: How we’re reinventing accessibility

The latest World Health Organisation figures revealed there are about two billion disabled people in the world, which is 37.5 per cent of the world’s population. Twenty per cent of that two billion live with great functional difficulties in their daily lives. There are a number of assistive technologies for people who are temporarily or permanently disabled in the market, which is currently estimated to be at $21 billion. It is expected to reach $31.5 billion by 2027, according to data from Re