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Access for all: meet the organisations and developers supporting disabled players | Features | Edge Online

Access for all: meet the organisations and developers supporting disabled players | Features | Edge Online | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
AbleGamers' Game Accessibility Lab at 2012's Abilities Expo in Chicago. Image credit. Carlos Vasquez can hold his own against the very best Mortal Komb
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sitecues by Ai Squared

sitecues by Ai Squared | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
sitecues by Ai Squared is an assistive technology that builds zoom and speech into websites.
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Pebble Watch

Pebble Watch | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
What's the difference between the Pebble Steel and the original Pebble? Under the hood, nothing at all.
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For fans with special needs, new stadiums will be game changers

For fans with special needs, new stadiums will be game changers | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
Taking a cue from the Minnesota Twins' Target Field, the new football and minor league baseball venues are being designed to accommodate fans like never before.
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This Ring Scans Text And Reads It Aloud For Visually Impaired People

This Ring Scans Text And Reads It Aloud For Visually Impaired People | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
No braille? No problem! This FingerReader by the Fluid Interfaces Group at the MIT Media Lab is a high-tech way to help visually impaired people read; it actually scans printed text and narrates it aloud.
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Mozilla's $25 Firefox OS: It's real, and it works

Mozilla's $25 Firefox OS: It's real, and it works | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
Relatively affluent people will shun this smartphone. But for people who can afford only a bargain-priced feature phone, Mozilla's prototype shows promise. Read this article by Stephen Shankland on CNET.
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Sonification Prototype Developed To Assist The Blind - Health News - redOrbit

Sonification Prototype Developed To Assist The Blind - Health News - redOrbit | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
Researchers at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) have developed an assistive technology system that works by sounds which contributes to the autonomy of persons with visual impairments.
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Students Devise Products For Adults With Dementia

Students Devise Products For Adults With Dementia | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
Finalists in the Stanford Center on Longevity's Design Challenge aim to help people with cognitive impairment remain independent longer.
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Game on: The most accessible games of 2013

Game on: The most accessible games of 2013 | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
The winners of AbleGamers’ annual awards provide lessons about the value of making technology accessible to the disabled
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Pebble Watch

Pebble Watch | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
What's the difference between the Pebble Steel and the original Pebble? Under the hood, nothing at all.
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End sub minimum Wages for federal Contractors

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Smartwatches for Real People, Not Geeks

Smartwatches for Real People, Not Geeks | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
Every smartwatch that's been released over the last 15 months has been comprehensively lackluster. But that’s all about to change. Here's why.
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Great AT potential!

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What Happens in the Brain When Blind People Learn to See With Sound - Wired Science

What Happens in the Brain When Blind People Learn to See With Sound - Wired Science | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
Deprived of sight, blind people manage to squeeze an amazing amount of information out of their other senses. Doing this requires their brains to do some reorganizing. To learn about some of these changes, scientists studied the brains of blind people ...
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Creating Accessible PDFs | HowTo.gov

PDF (portable document format) is a computer file format, and it’s a means of sharing information regardless of computer platform and operating system.
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Martian Passport Watch

Martian Passport Watch | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
The 1960s' dream of a wearable wristwatch phone comes to life, via Bluetooth.
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Cool Or Creepy? A Clip-On Camera Can Capture Every Moment

Cool Or Creepy? A Clip-On Camera Can Capture Every Moment | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
A new wearable camera called Narrative is designed to snap a photo every 30 seconds — automatically — so you don't miss a thing. But does everything and everyone in your day need to be photographed?
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However, if you have problems related to memory, could this help?

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Requests for special-needs grocery cart spurs statewide action by Festival

Requests for special-needs grocery cart spurs statewide action by Festival | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
Sandy Hundsrucker hopes one day grocery carts designed for children with special needs will be a common sight in grocery stores.
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New wheelchair device to prevent pressure sores

New wheelchair device to prevent pressure sores | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
Pressure sores are the leading source of infection, hospitalization and mortality for wheelchair users.
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Technology That Is Changing Olympics

Technology That Is Changing Olympics | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
While us sports fans tend to think that athletes change the world of sports, there's actually another factor that often gets overlooked—technology...
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An Overview of Five iOS Text Editors | AppleVis

Introduction IPhone and iPad users have a bewildering abundance of plain text editors from which to choose. For projects not requiring complex formatting, there's really no need to bother with a word processor. Devotees of minimalism will revel in the files these editors churn out: text, just plain old text.
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• M-Enabling Summit - Conference and Showcase 2014 •

• M-Enabling Summit - Conference and Showcase 2014 • | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
The 2013 M-Enabling Global Summit is a program exclusively dedicated to promoting mobile accessible and assistive applications and services for senior citizens and users of all abilities
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Mouth-Controlled Joystick Lets Quadriplegics Play

Mouth-Controlled Joystick Lets Quadriplegics Play | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
Matt Victor is a C1 quadriplegic, with no feeling from his neck down, but that doesn’t keep him from playing his favorite
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Winter Wheelchair Mobility With Wheelblades

Winter Wheelchair Mobility With Wheelblades | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
Wheelblades are a new product from Wheelblades GmbH of Switzerland that may put the win back into winter wheelchair mobility.
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