What Video Chatting Means for the Deaf Community

Last week Facebook announced another adaptation for the social networking website. Through a partnership with Skype, a free video chatting service, Facebook users will be able to video chat friends through the chat feature. Due to high demand, the plug-in isn’t available for all Facebook users yet but soon will be. It’s easy to use because […]

BrainPort Assists the Blind using Gentle Electrodes Connected to the Tongue

BrainPort specifically works best for the blind people or people who have no better than light perception. Visual information is collected from a head mounted camera; it’s user-adjustable and typically attached to a pair of sunglasses. After the visual information is collected, it travels to the base unit and is distributed to the tongue. The […]

Friday Podcasts

Information from the INDATA Project is now available via podcast! Every Friday, the INDATA Project will release two podcasts featuring new assistive technology projects. The podcasts are available for viewing on the INDATA Project website and on iTunes. The “Assistive Technology Update” is a fast-paced weekly update for AT professionals and enthusiasts. The “Accessibility Minute” […]

ATU005: Google App Accessibility, Easy Chirp, Yahoo Accessibility Channel, AT Update In-depth

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadLinks: Google app accessibility study: http://bit.ly/lxTLNl EasyChirp: http://www.easychirp.com/ Yahoo’s accessibilty channel: http://www.youtube.com/yahooaccessibility In the upcoming weeks we will be adding Question and Answer sessions and interviews to our podcast. If you have an AT question, drop us a line at: tech@easterseaslcrossroads.org Check out our blog: http://blog.eastersealstech.com Follow us on […]