With their upcoming devices and updates, Apple is trying to create the most seamless, convenient experience for all users on all of their devices, both OS X and iOS alike. In last Tuesday’s blog, I covered upcoming accessibility features in the new iOS 8 available this fall. During the keynote conference this year, in addition to releasing […]
Author: Laura Medcalf
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Actiontec’s ScreenBeam Pro
Check out today’s Tech Tip on Actiontec’s wireless display! With Actiontec’s ScreenBeam Pro, you can enjoy your favorite videos, photos and movies on the best display in the house. For further information, visit the Actiontec website.
Dog-operated light switch
Performing common household tasks such as turning on a lamp for instance, are often taken for granted. However, for individuals with mobility limitations, a task like operating a floor switch proves to be nothing short of a challenge. Heleen Bartsoen, uses a wheelchair to get around and was unable to operate the floor switch for the lamp in her […]
Tales of 3D printing and tailor-made accommodations
Take a moment to reflect on how many times a day you encounter the following: pencils and pens, eating utensils, drinking glasses, doorknobs, phones and more. Have you ever questioned the design of any of these? Few people would challenge the design due to their prevalence. Why question the design of a fork, when it’s […]