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IAP 2018-E1: Aira: Hands-free Assistance for People with Vision Loss

By Mark Miller on January 31, 2018

IAP 2018-E1: Aira: Hands-free Assistance for People with Vision Loss In this episode: Jeremy and Mark talk about the Aira service that uses wearable glasses technology and remote assistance to help people with vision disabilities with, well, almost anything. 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...

IAP 2017-E4: iPhoneX

By Mark Miller on October 9, 2017

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....

Focusing on Individuals’ Unique Abilities in the Workforce

By Mark Miller on September 25, 2017

Is the glass half full or half empty? Do you have a unique ability or a disability? Words are tricky. Describing the same thing in two different ways is like magic because the undertones can change between negative and positive. Is your glass half full? Is your blind friend at work uniquely abled?   Take low vision for instance, a physical condition that limits a person’s sense of sight. At first glance, that may have negative connotations. The...