Tech Tip: Optelec ClearView C

by Laura M on October 20, 2014

in Tech Tips, Visual

Greg Blackman from EYE Can See introduces us to the newest video magnifier from Optelec called the ClearView C.  Check this out!

For more information on this product, visit last week’s blog or go to the Optelec website.

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Your weekly dose of information that keeps you up to date on the latest developments in the field of technology designed to assist people with disabilities and special needs.

Show Notes:

Accessible PDFs with Shannon Kelly | https://www.linkedin.com/in/accessibilityshannonkelly

Technology-enhanced vest could help deaf people experience sound – NY Daily News http://buff.ly/1o8OeCV

Simpleye Launcher – Android Apps on Google Play http://buff.ly/1w4c6Xh

MathML with JAWS – Free Webinar http://buff.ly/1w4b65F

App: KNFB Reader – .www.AppleVis.com

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SHANNON KELLY: This is Shannon Kelly, and dynamic global accessibility expert with Actuate Corporation, and this is your Assistive Technology Update.

WADE WINGLER: Hi, this is Wade Wingler with the INDATA Project at Easter Seals Crossroads in Indiana with your Assistive Technology Update, a weekly dose of information that keeps you up-to-date on the latest developments in the field of technology, designed to assist people with disabilities and special needs.

Welcome to episode number 177 of Assistive Technology Update. It’s scheduled to be released on October 17 of 2014.

Today we’re going to spend some time with my new friend Shannon Kelly talking about accessible PDFs, those documents that fly around the Internet that may or may not work well with assistive technology. We’re going to get some very practical advice from her. Also we have a story about a vest designed to help people who are deaf experience sound. A new app for android called Simpleye, which makes it easier to access. How to use math with JAWS and an app review by Scott Davert from AppleVis on the new KNFB Reader.

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