Synapptic Smartphone – Smartphone for Individuals with Visual Impairments

Irie-AT is a company offering many solutions and services for individuals with visual impairments. One of their available products is the Synapptic Smartphone. The Synapptic Smartphone is an Android phone designed specifically for individuals with visual impairments. It features a simplified user-friendly interface making it “easy to use, efficient to navigate, and accessible to people […]

Boogaloo Beds – Smart Bed for Individuals with Sensory Issues

Did you know 80% of children and many adults with autism have daily sleep issues? The Boogaloo Bed were designed to help said individuals get a better night’s rest. According to the company’s website, “A root cause of these issues is sensory sensitivity and the inability to filter stimuli.” Furthermore, sleep is often disrupted by […]

AM321 – Yetitablet

Podcast: Play in new window | Download321-4-5-19 YetitabletHey 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! Looking for a way to engage your students?  Check out the Yetitablet!  The Yetitablet is the […]

Yetitablet – Giant Android Tablet

Another one of the products my team came across at the ATIA conference is the Yetitablet. The Yetitablet is “the most intuitive and versatile giant Android tablet.” The Yetitablet was co-developed with teachers and students in Finland. It is as versatile and easy to use as possible. With this tablet in the classroom, teachers can […]

TactPlus Braille Tactile and 3D Imaging Printer

Many Braille printers are rather large and bulky. If you’re searching for a more lightweight option, check out the TactPlus printer! The TactPlus is the “world’s smallest and lightest Braille tactile and 3D imaging printer.” The printer uses Thermal Technology and Capsule Paper. Braille and graphics are made in one easy step as the printer […]