E-reader Follow-up: enTourage eDGe

In our recent post about e-readers, we covered a handful of the latest e-book readers in the marketplace today.  I discovered another e-reader that I felt could not be ignored: the enTourage eDGe. This device is along the same vein as Barnes & Noble’s Nook and Spring Design’s Alex in that it is a dual […]

Intel Reader: Giving Independence to Print-Disabled

Exciting news for people who have difficulty reading regular print!  Assistive technology leader HumanWare recently signed on to distribute the Intel Reader.  This lightweight device records print, converts it to digital text, and then reads it aloud.  It has all the power of a computer and scanner, yet can fit easily in a purse or […]

Drop the Batteries: Low-tech Aids for Daily Living

A common misconception about assistive technology (AT) is that the device has to be made out of wires, use electricity and be really complicated.  This is absolutely not true!  AT that does not work off of that principle is called low-tech.  Low-tech devices after often found in the supermarket, the hardware store or even in […]