By Jeremy Curry
- Blind Posts
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.
Aaron Leventhal from AI Squared joins us on the IAP for a great discussion about the assistive technology that is place right on the website - sitecues. Discover the innovation that went into this revolutionary approach. Show Notes & Links
CVS/pharmacy now provides ScripTalk prescription labels for home delivery from its online pharmacy, CVS.com. The talking label provides a safe and convenient way to access the information on prescription labels for individuals who have vision disabilities or are blind and cannot read standard labels. Customers who wish to listen to the information on the ScripTalk label can obtain a free ScripTalk reader from Envision America. More...
TalkBack is a pre-installed screen reader service provided by Google for Android devices. It describes the results of actions such as launching an app, and events and notifications using spoken feedback. It works neatly with other Android Accessibility tools such as Explore by Touch, which allows you to touch your device’s screen and hear what’s under your finger. We at Interactive Accessibility have put together a few short videos that...
This week on the IAP, Jeremy Curry of GW Micro and I discuss the revolutionary partnership between Microsoft and GW Micro that lead to Window-Eyes being offered for free to owners of Office 2010 or later.
As someone who uses Assistive Technology (AT) to make it through her day, I’m telling you, you non-AT users can get pretty… weird. Something about interacting with an assistive technology (AT) user like me causes some normally very composed and astute people to lose a bit of their cool. I get it. I’m sure when I roll up in my wheelchair not in full control of my own body and chatting with my mom using my word board, I can catch the...