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What the Quest Lawsuit Means for Kiosk Accessibility

What the Quest Lawsuit Means for Kiosk Accessibility | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Quest Diagnostics offers laboratory services. At a doctor’s request, patients visit a Quest location for blood draws and other lab procedures. The company installed digital self-service touch…
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Be My AI™ Beta Now Officially Available On Android Smartphones

Be My AI™ Beta Now Officially Available On Android Smartphones | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
In celebration of the UN Persons with Disabilities Day on December 3rd, Be My Eyes is proud to announce that its new feature Be My AI™ will now be available for Android smartphone users worldwide.
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Smartglasses Use ChatGPT To Help The Blind And Visually Impaired | 5G Playbook

Envision Glasses are AI-powered smartglasses that help people who are blind or have low vision live more independently. This assistive wearable technolog
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How Your Smartphone Can Help If You Have Vision Loss

How Your Smartphone Can Help If You Have Vision Loss | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Let’s take a look at how your smartphone can make a difference in your life if you are one of the 2.4% of people with a visual disability in the United States. 
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Accessible Design and the Internet of Things in 2023

Accessible Design and the Internet of Things in 2023 | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Embracing accessible design principles creates IoT technologies that empower individuals with disabilities while benefiting the broader population.
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Blind People Can Now Recognize Faces Using New Tool

In a recent study, blind individuals were able to "see" face characteristics thanks to a gadget that converts photos into sound impulses.
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Introduction to Electronic Handheld Magnifiers and Wearable Devices: A Comprehensive Guide

Introduction to Electronic Handheld Magnifiers and Wearable Devices: A Comprehensive Guide | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Explore electronic handheld magnifiers and wearable devices for low vision and blindness, enhancing independence and daily tasks.
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Braille Music Basics: Intervals | NLS Music Notes

Braille Music Basics: Intervals   This post is a continuation of the series Braille Music Basics. We recommend reviewing the post on reading notes in braille music. While the signs for notes and rests themselves are crucial to know, this is only the starting point for mastering the braille music code. One major difference between …
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CVS Expands Availability of OTC Hearing Aids

CVS Expands Availability of OTC Hearing Aids | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
CVS Pharmacy recently expanded their availability of three OTC hearing aids to over 1,000 locations across 39 states.
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Leeloo AAC App - Assistive Technology at Easter Seals Crossroads

Leeloo AAC App - Assistive Technology at Easter Seals Crossroads | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Over the years, I've written about several augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) apps, like the App2Speak or Otsimo AAC apps. Yet another available option is the Leeloo AAC app! Leeloo AAC is an app designed to help individuals who are nonverbal communicate with their parents, teachers,...
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Monday Tech Tip: PiCom Communicator - Assistive Technology at Easter Seals Crossroads

Monday Tech Tip: PiCom Communicator - Assistive Technology at Easter Seals Crossroads | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
During ATIA 2023, Dave Stevens, at Sensory App House showed us the PiCom Communicator for AAC. Check it out here: https://youtu.be/23zhakQtD0o Click here to learn more about PiCom Communicator for AAC.
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Growing Demand for Assistive Technologies to Drive Growth of Global Handicap Assistive Robots Market

Growing Demand for Assistive Technologies to Drive Growth of Global Handicap Assistive Robots Market | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Transparency Market Research, a global market research company registered at Wilmington, Delaware, United States, provides custom research and consulting...
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AM545 Duolingo - Assistive Technology at Easter Seals Crossroads

AM545 Duolingo - Assistive Technology at Easter Seals Crossroads | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs!
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Microsoft's Seeing AI App is Now Available on Android

Microsoft's Seeing AI App is Now Available on Android | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
The app helps people who are blind or low vision scan documents and currency and can describe their surroundings.
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Free AI Santa Voice: Text to Speech for Christmas

Free AI Santa Voice: Text to Speech for Christmas | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
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As the festive season approaches, we're is thrilled to unveil an innovative way to bring the Christmas spirit to your home or workplace. Introducing Santa Text-to-Speech (TTS) for Christmas 2023, a cutting-edge technology designed to spread joy and create unforgettable memories during this special time
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Voicemod will now let you create AI voices of your own

Voicemod will now let you create AI voices of your own | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
The popular voice clone tool now lets users create an unlimited number of custom voices that vary by gender, age, and tone.
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How Your Smartphone Can Help If You Have Hearing Loss

How Your Smartphone Can Help If You Have Hearing Loss | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Smartphones are excellent accessibility tools if you have hearing loss or hearing-related disabilities.
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Experimenting with Be My Eyes and Videos –

Experimenting with Be My Eyes and Videos – | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
I suspect anyone who has tried some of the newer AI-based image descriptions, such as those from Be My Eyes, has noticed the high quality image descriptions that are available. I’ve been curious ab…
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Accessibility tips for inclusive Microsoft Teams meetings and live events - Microsoft Support

Accessibility tips for inclusive Microsoft Teams meetings and live events - Microsoft Support | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Make your Microsoft Teams meetings and live event accessible for users with different abilities. Learn how to organize, produce, and present in an inclusive event or meeting.
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Software that supports your body should always respect your freedom — Free Software Foundation — Working together for free software

Software that supports your body should always respect your freedom — Free Software Foundation — Working together for free software | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
The FSF is a charity with a worldwide mission to advance software freedom.
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3 key perspectives when designing for accessibility | by Christie Wong | Nov, 2023 | UX Collective

Insightful accessibility tips shared by a UX designer who worked with a client with disabilities at Neil Squire Society. Learn how to design for accessibility!
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Actilino Braille Display - Assistive Technology at Easter Seals Crossroads

Actilino Braille Display - Assistive Technology at Easter Seals Crossroads | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
As I mentioned a few weeks ago, Help Tech is a world leader in the design and manufacture of Braille devices. The company offers a wide range of Braille displays, keyboards, and more. One of the Braille displays available from Help Tech is Actilino.
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Victor Reader Stream 3 - Assistive Technology at Easter Seals Crossroads

Victor Reader Stream 3 - Assistive Technology at Easter Seals Crossroads | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
In nearly 35 years, HumanWare has developed more than 50 “highly intuitive and intelligent” solutions that have changed the lives of people with visual impairments and blindness. Their products can be used at home, in the classroom or workplace, and more.
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Helping Young People Benefit from Assistive Listening Technology

Helping Young People Benefit from Assistive Listening Technology | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Hearing care professionals play a critical role in educating young people about hearing health and the benefits of assistive listening tech.
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AM549 NaturalReader App - Assistive Technology at Easter Seals Crossroads

AM549 NaturalReader App - Assistive Technology at Easter Seals Crossroads | Access and Inclusion Through Technology | Scoop.it
Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs!
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