Universal Design On-line Workshop

What is universal design? The Center for Universal Design at North Carolina State University defines universal design as The design of products and environments to be usable by all people, to the greatest extent possible, without the need for adaptation or specialized design. Examples of universal design include: contrast and magnification controls on any system […]

Tech Tip Monday: Livescribe Pen

The INDATA Project is happy to announce that starting this week, we will present a blog post every Monday that features a “Tech Tip” video.  These Tech Tips will introduce various assistive technology devices with brief demonstrations.  Below is our first video discussing the benefits of the Livescribe Pen. To access Closed Captioning, roll your […]

Even More Recources for Visually Impaired: Digital Media Follow-Up

We received some very useful feedback on our recent post Digital Books and Media: Access for Visually Impaired.  Here are a few more resources to add to the list, as well as an update.* ReadHowYouWant – This organization works to convert text into large print, braille, and DAISY formats.  They have teamed up with over […]

Accessible Android Smart Phones

WHAT: Webinar “What you need to know before purchasing and successfully Eyes-Free and/or Screenreader Enabling an Android Smartphone” WHEN: January 20, 2010 at 2 PM Eastern WHO: Presented by Steve Jacobs, CEO of Apps4Android and President of IDEAL Group, Inc. COST: Free! To register, visit this EASI Webinar form. Why: Apps4Android  is an IDEAL Group subsidiary corporation […]

Demo Day for Low Vision in Evansvillle

For the folks down or around Evansville, we’ve got another Demo Day coming your way.  The focus of this Demo Day is Low Vision assistive technology, and will take place on February 2, 2010.   Anyone interested in learning more about devices for the visually impaired can sign up for a half hour appointment. Some of […]

IBM Seeks Users of JAWS and Screen Readers

The IBM User Design Center is currently looking for individuals who use screen readers such as JAWS, computer keyboards without a mouse, or other alternative input devices to participate in usability testing.  The purpose of the testing is for IBM to evaluate how assistive technology work with their products. IBM is also seeking a participate […]