AM333 – BrailleSense Polaris

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHey 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! For 20 plus years, HIMS, Inc. has been a global manufacturer and distributor of devices for individuals […]

HeartGuide Blood Pressure Monitor

If you’re looking for a wearable that measures your blood pressure, check out Omron’s HeartGuide Blood Pressure Monitor. HeartGuide is the “first, clinically accurate, wearable blood pressure monitor” designed to fit your active lifestyle. Omron’s mission is “going for the zero”: We believe in a world full of healthy hearts. That’s why we’re working to […]

TruGlide Mesh Fiber Stylus

One of the most versatile, low-tech pieces of assistive technology is different styli. I have written about several over the years, but I have yet to write about the TruGlide Mesh Fiber Stylus from Lynktec. The TruGlide Stylus features a mesh fiber tip which glides smoothly for a more natural feel. It is a universal […]

AM332 – Visual Reading App

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHey 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! I am always browsing the internet for different apps on iOS or Android devices. I recently stumbled […]

Logan ProxTalker AAC Device

Our very own Nikol Prieto recently published a Tech Tip on the Logan ProxTalker AAC Device. The Logan ProxTalker is an adaptable alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) device. The ProxTalker utilizes radio frequency identification (RFID) technology to enable “independent verbal picture communication for nonverbal people of all ages.” The RFID technology allows users to place […]

HIMS BrailleSense Polaris

HIMS, Inc. is a global manufacturer and distributor that provides a myriad of tools for individuals with visual impairments. One of their newer devices is the BrailleSense Polaris, which is a notetaker jam-packed with lots of features! The BrailleSense Polaris is an “innovative collaboration of Braille and mainstream technology, offering the blind and visually impaired […]