IAP 2017-E5: Darren the Guide Dog In this episode: Co-host Mark Miller, who is sited, takes co-host Jeremy Curry’s guide dog, Darren, for a mismatched and confusing walk across a busy Chicago street. Learn a bit about the unique relationship between a guide dog and their owner through the story of this little misadventure.
Low Vision Posts
In this episode Jeremy and Mark have a fund discussion about the accessibility of the iPhoneX especially as it relates to the facial recognition feature. The Interactive Accessibility Podcast (IAP) is an entertaining approach to accessibility. We enjoy sharing our discussions on accessibility and how it relates to technology, real-life issues, information, businesses, and people with disabilities....
As you may have guessed from the title, today is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)! If you don’t know what GAAD is, it is “to get everyone thinking and learning about digital (web, software, mobile, etc.) access/inclusion and people with different disabilities.” And, if you are coming to our site to learn about accessibility, you are in the right place! Interactive Accessibility...
By Jeremy Curry
iOS has an accessibility feature to allow users to select their preferred text size. Some applications will respect this setting and change their text size appropriately, however, some do not. To change your preferred text size
Hans Wiberg, founder of Be My Eyes, joins Mark Miller to discuss the phenomenon of this new iPhone app that allows sited individuals to be the eyes for someone who is blind and needs a quick set of eyes.
A team of neuroscientist and video game designers from the University of Lincoln, UK and the WESC Foundation, a leading specialist school for children with disabilities in the UK, have been testing a new computer game which may help some children with disabilities lead independent lives. The game called Eyelander is designed to improve the functional vision of children who have vision disabilities related to brain injury.
Kimberly Cline of AI Squared joins Mark on the IAP to discuss the ZoomText for Mac Release. Kimberly tells the story of starting ZoomText University and how it help both ZoomText users and to evangelize the product.