AfterShokz Bluez 2S Bone Conduction Headphones

I wrote about Bone Conduction Wireless Glasses on Tuesday.  In sum, they are glasses that create sound using mechanical vibrations.  Bluez 2S Wireless Bone Conduction Headphones are another example of bone conduction technology. AfterShokz website provides a brief history of how bone conduction was discovered: The ‘phenomenon’ of bone conduction is generally credited as being […]

Interior Navigation Simplified: Loud Steps App

Approximately 253 million people live with some type of visual impairment. The Loud Steps app is free and provides autonomy for visually-impaired or blind people. It is the world’s most-used platform for accessibility within indoor spaces and campuses. This application also caters to people with a hearing disability due to its simple, high-contrast visual interface. […]

TAPit! Touch Accessible Platform for the Classroom

Learning in the classroom is now made easier. The TAPit platform is the Touch Accessible Platform for Interactive Technology. The first of its kind, TAPit is the first assistive, learning center using “intended touch.” And it serves each individual’s special needs. A transformative tool for therapists, it can support occupational therapy and academic goals, maximizing […]

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 […]