Earlier this month, HumanWare introduced the BrailleNote Touch at the 2016 CSUN conference. This is noteworthy because it is the first Android Braille Tablet that can access the Play Store. The BrailleNote Touch is a mix between a traditional touch screen tablet and a braille interface. "The BrailleNote Touch includes a patent-pending TouchBraille input technology allowing … [Read more...] about Introducing BrailleNote Touch
Check out this article from Access World: Back to School "Pursuing an education can be difficult under the best of circumstances, and doing so as a person with vision loss can increase the challenge. For the students in our readership, you must take personal responsibility for your education, and you must be your own advocate. It is very important to prepare in advance, … [Read more...] about Back to School
The Bear Connect meetings for this semester will be as follows: Friday, January 17th in PSU 309 from 3:00 - 4:30 Friday, January 24th in PSU 311 from 3:00 - 4:30 Friday, January 31st in PSU 309 from 3:00 - 4:30 Friday, February 7th in PSU 309 from 3:00 - 4:30 Friday, February 14th in PSU 309 from 3:00 - 4:30 Friday, February 21st in PSU 309 from 3:00 - … [Read more...] about Bear Connect Meeting
Press Release: GW Micro Announces Global Window-Eyes Initiative for users of Microsoft Office Jan-14-2014 Jan-14-2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fort Wayne, Indiana (January 14, 2014) - GW Micro, Inc. (www.gwmicro.com) is proud to make a revolutionary announcement. GW Micro and Microsoft Corp. have partnered to make Window-Eyes available to users of … [Read more...] about Big News!
Google's Latest and Greatest "Enables" Disabled Researchers are working hard to harness the hands-free nature of Google Glass to improve the lives of those with compromised mobility, vision and hearing. Tammie Lou Van Sant of Santa Cruz, CA is a quadriplegic. She wanted to take pictures for years and now is able to do it independently using Google Glass with a nod, swipe, or … [Read more...] about Google Glass