Digital Divide: Tech helps improve lives but also leaves some struggling

Visually-handicapped Mr Dennis Teo uses various tech tools and apps that help him. ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
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SINGAPORE - Senior finance executive Phillip Ang's heart sinks each time he has to use his mobile phone to scan QR codes for contact tracing before entering public places.

A spinal muscular atrophy condition prevents Mr Ang, 55, from moving his hands much, and the QR codes are "always too high", so he has to ask for help.

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