Building an Inclusive Learning Environment

            Every year, INDATA hosts four free, full-day training sessions that offer an in-depth look at people with particular disabilities and the forms of assistive technology that can improve their everyday lives. INDATA hosted two training sessions last week with representatives from the PATINS Project and the Dyslexia Institute of […]

GlassOuse: Hands-free Assistive Device

GlassOuse is an assistive device designed to help people who can’t use technology due to limited abilities and give them more control of their computers, phones and smart TVs. Designed for daily use, GlassOuse is worn like a pair of glasses and connects to mobile phones, computers, tablets and Smart TVs via Bluetooth to revolutionize […]

Orbit Reader 20: Braille for Everyone!

Refreshable braille devices are mechanical braille generated by computer-driven pins. And unfortunately, they’re really expensive. The price hasn’t changed much in the last 30 years … until now. The Transforming Braille Group funded new technology development through Orbit Research. The goal was to make an efficient refreshable braille device with a price tag that doesn’t […]

The Talking GPS – Victor Reader Trek

With cutting-edge GPS technology, the Victor Reader Trek makes walking on foot, by car or by public transit a breeze. For those who are visually impaired (an estimated 1.3 million people in the U.S. are considered legally blind), being able to move around confidently and independently can be a game changer. With the Victor Reader […]

Hip Talk Plus is the Communicator with It All

Portable communication doesn’t get any better than this! The Hip Talk Plus is a wearable augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) device. AAC devices help people with disabilities who have lost their natural speaking ability to be able to communicate or express their thoughts, wants and needs to others without speaking. The Hip Talk Plus is […]

Measuring Made Easy with the Tactile Caliper

Geometry class just got a bit easier for blind and visually-impaired students. A new mechanical Braille ruler is now available to individuals of all ages. Developed by Squirrel Devices — a past winner of the Louis Braille Touch of Genius Award — the Tactile Caliper allows its users to measure and draw with a much […]