3 more “bigger than bigger” announcements from Apple

Just over a month after unveiling the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Apple made a few more “bigger than bigger” announcements.  During the Apple event today, Apple unveiled the new iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3.  The technology giant also introduced updated operating software and announced that its new mobile payments system, Apple Pay, will […]

Optelec ClearView C Video Magnifier

Optelec has recently released its newest video magnifier called the ClearView C.  The company’s mission is simple: “Improving the quality of life for the visually impaired and blind by reaching out with simple and effective solutions.”  The mission shines through with the new ClearView C, which is a unique C-shaped desktop video magnifier.  The product is […]

VEST: Versatile Extra-Sensory Transducer

There are 50 million people worldwide with some form of deafness.  Right now, the only available technology to help these individuals is the cochlear implant, which is an invasive procedure that costs about $40,000.  The challenge behind this procedure is that it doesn’t always work for everybody.  For instance, if an individual is born deaf and […]

Autism Resources in Fiction and Technology

I grew up with the Baby-Sitters Club; I loved the books, the films, everything about the series.  (I can’t believe it’s already been fifteen years since the “Baby-Sitters Club” held their last meeting!)  I haven’t heard about the series for a while, but yesterday I read a headline titled: “‘Baby-Sitters Club’ author Ann M. Martin’s […]