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Here’s the Media Release Announcing our Launch | Appcessible.net

Here’s the Media Release Announcing our Launch | Appcessible.net | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
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Now you can caption your Vimeo videos!

Now you can caption your Vimeo videos! | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
The big video news in January 2014 was the announcement that the video-sharing service, Vimeo, added support for closed captions and subtitles - and was screen-reader accessible. Here are a few of ...
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Combine Pocket with Evernote for a Clutter-Free, Paperless System

Combine Pocket with Evernote for a Clutter-Free, Paperless System | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
Pocket may be our favorite read-it-later app, and Evernote is a great digital filing cabinet (if you make good use of it). Use them together, however, and you can have a more organized system for saving everything you want to read or refer to later.
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Providing a Dog Powered Adaptive Experience | Disability.Blog

Providing a Dog Powered Adaptive Experience | Disability.Blog | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
A blog about the latest disability-related news, information & trends. Disability.Blog features weekly guest bloggers from government agencies and nonprofit organizations.
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Swype keyboard offers new accessibility features

Swype keyboard offers new accessibility features | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
The latest additions to the Swype keyboard include accessibility-rich Nuance solution Dragon Dictation as well as Android’s “Talkback” and “Explore by Touch” features.
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Reinforce Your New's Year's Resolutions with Assistive Technology

Reinforce Your New's Year's Resolutions with Assistive Technology | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
By MATP Staff Member Laura Hall When the countdown ended and the ball dropped to ring in the new year, perhaps you, like 45-50% of the population, set one more more New Year's resolutions.  Yet, ma...
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What is This?: A Review of the VizWiz, Digit-Eyes, and LookTel Recognizer Apps for the iPhone - AccessWorld? - April 2012

What is This?: A Review of the VizWiz, Digit-Eyes, and LookTel Recognizer Apps for the iPhone - AccessWorld? - April 2012 | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
AccessWorld: Technology and People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired is a monthly periodical for anyone who uses or wants to use assistive technology, provides technology training, has students or clients who use technology, needs to make...
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Blind Bargains: Review of TeleTender: Accessing the Internet Using a Phone for Free

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GimpGear Accessible Nintedo Wii Controllers

GimpGear Accessible Nintedo Wii Controllers | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
Best GimpGear Accessible Nintendo Wii Controls in EnableMart The Nintendo Wii Accessible Switch Adapted Game Controls is perfect for those who love to play the Wii. No grasp or finger dexterity is required.
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World Cerebral Palsy Day - 2 October 2013 - will change the world for the 17 million people with cerebral palsy. Post your ideas and then let's make them a reality!
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E-Access Bulletin Live » Blog Archive » Are airline check-in kiosks onboard with accessibility?

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How Netflix alienated and insulted its deaf subscribers

How Netflix alienated and insulted its deaf subscribers | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
The streaming video giant still can't manage to competently produce closed captions
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Five Things to Know About a 504 Plan for K–12 Students

Five Things to Know About a 504 Plan for K–12 Students | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
If your child is not eligible for an IEP, a 504 plan may be the answer. Here are the five things you need to know about how a 504 plan can help you or your child.
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FCC grants waiver of accessibility rules to e-readers

FCC grants waiver of accessibility rules to e-readers | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
If blind or visually impaired people want to have equal access to books and or text, they have to turn to specialized hardware or software in order to meet their needs.
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Amazon Launches A Home Automation Store Featuring Smart Locks, Sensors, Thermostats & More | TechCrunch

Amazon Launches A Home Automation Store Featuring Smart Locks, Sensors, Thermostats & More | TechCrunch | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
Amid a bevy of Amazon-related announcements surrounding Kindle - some intentional (the arrival of Kindle MatchBook), some not (news of an updated Kindle..
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The Eye Tribe demonstrates eye tracking technology on an Android smartphone with Fruit Ninja

The Eye Tribe demonstrates eye tracking technology on an Android smartphone with Fruit Ninja | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
The folks from The Eye Tribe have been working on their gaze/eye tracking bars for an year now. The team has now displayed their gaze tracking technology in the form of an infrared powered micro-USB d...
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Samsung phone to offer help to disabled, visually impaired users

Samsung phone to offer help to disabled, visually impaired users | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
South Korean smartphone maker Samsung has announced a mid-range Android smartphone with several accessibility options for the visually impaired.
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New Research By The Hartford And MIT AgeLab Reveals Top Ten Car Technologies For Mature Drivers

New Research By The Hartford And MIT AgeLab Reveals Top Ten Car Technologies For Mature Drivers | Michigan Assistive Technology Program | Scoop.it
Loss of the ability to drive independently is a trigger for many to slide into cognitive decline and degradation of health...

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Building upon more than a decade of research...
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