FREE Web Accessibility Webinar!

FREE Web Accessibility Webinar! What: Free Webinar on making your web site and content more accessible to people with disabilities When: September 24 from 10am until 4pm Eastern time Where: On-line only (register here: Who: Developers and other “techies” who are responsible for web-based content and want to make sure that their content is […]

Indiana Vision Expo

Indiana’s annual Vision Expo will be held  on September 29, 2012 at the Indiana State Library from 10:00am-3:00pm.  The Vision Expo is the Midwest’s largest trade show connecting people with vision loss and their family and friends to assistive technology vendors and low-vision service providers. The event is brought to you by the Indiana Talking Book […]

Assistive Technology Update Podcast: Freespeech app, Microsoft Surface, iBooks with American Sign Language

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadTEST POST: This Friday in our Assistive Technology Update podcast we interview Kevin Tyler from Give Speech, the organization who makes the Free Speech app for the ipad.  We also discuss some new technology that Microsoft has announced and we talk about some accessible fishing events for anglers with […]

Friday Podcast: Parks and Recreation Accessibility (Ray Bloomer, National Center on Accessibility), Accessible Golf

Information from the INDATA Project is now available via podcast! Every Friday, the INDATA Project will release two podcasts featuring new assistive technology projects. The podcasts are available for viewing on the INDATA Project website and on iTunes. The “Assistive Technology Update” is a fast-paced weekly update for AT professionals and enthusiasts. The “Accessibility Minute” is designed […]

Sensing robots and smartphones help navigate the blind

Robots use gyroscopes and accelerometers to monitor their speed, location and to keep track of their position. Now, these technologies are being employed to help those who are blind navigate indoor and outdoor spaces. Helen Knight, a writer for “New Scientist,” wrote about one such system, being developed by Edwige Pissaloux and colleagues at the […]