Introducing Amazon Tap and Echo Dot

Over a year ago, I wrote about Amazon Echo, a virtual assistant by Amazon that you simply place in your home.  To wake Echo, you simply say “Alexa” and the virtual assistant will provide you with music, news, weather, alarms, timers, to-do lists, and more.  More recently, Amazon has introduced two new members to their […]

Rolls-Royce hosts Laptop Drive for The INDATA Project at Easter Seals Crossroads

The Control Systems- Units High Performance Culture (HPC) team at Rolls-Royce Corporation sponsored a laptop drive in collaboration with the INDATA Project at Easter Seals Crossroads. This HPC team is made up of Rolls-Royce employees, who volunteer to do company culture improvements, which includes community outreach. When the HPC team learned of the INDATA Project, […]

Boomer: Wireless Foot Mouse

I am often writing about different accessible and ergonomic computer mice for individuals of all abilities.  However, I’ve yet to write about one you can operate using your feet–introducing Boomer: The Foot Mouse! The foot device was invented by Becky Logue, a former dental hygienist.  She invented her first model back in 2006 (called “the Dental […]

Express Your Voice by Casting Your Vote

Writer: Tiffany Whisner, Coles Marketing The right to vote is a basic human right. It is one that has been fought for throughout U.S. history, and it gives each person the opportunity to voice his or her opinion in a meeting, discussion, debate or election campaign. And 2016 is an election year. A big one. […]

Dvorak keyboard layout on Mac

Some individuals using Mac computers often have trouble with the standard QWERTY keyboard layout.  An accessible alternative built-in to your Mac is the Dvorak layout, which puts the most frequently used keys right under your fingers, so you type with less finger movements needed. So would the Dvorak keyboard layout benefit you? First, according to ATMac, if […]

KeyMouse: Ergonomic keyboard-mouse all-in-one!

Last spring, I wrote a featured blog covering five different ergonomic keyboards.  For individuals who spend a lot of time on a computer, it’s essential to maintain an ergonomic posture.  Aside from a standing workstation or desk, another great way to maintain an ergonomic posture is by using an ergonomic keyboard and mouse.  Whaaaaat about an ergonomic keyboard and mouse all-in-one?! Introducing… KeyMouse! […]