From Workplace to Showcase

Writer: Tiffany Whisner, Coles Marketing It started out as a working lab, showing off assistive technology categorized by disability — for those individuals who are blind or vision-impaired; Deaf or Hard of Hearing; have mobility challenges; or learning or cognition challenges. Now, as the reality of the AT world is changing, the INDATA Project at […]

OrCam: Artificial Vision for Visually Impaired

If you’ve followed our blog or kept up with technology news, you’ll notice there are several wearable technologies to benefit consumers, such as Google Glass and the forthcoming Apple Watch.  These wearable devices and more are undeniably great for the general consumer, but some companies design their products to benefit individuals with disabilities.  OrCam is an example of one these companies.  OrCam is a wearable designed to […]

Art Revolutionized for the Visually Impaired

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” – Pablo Picasso Art.  What is art?  According to the dictionary, art is the “expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting or sculpture, producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power.” […]

TOPAZ PHD– Portable Video Magnifier

There are several video magnifiers available on the market for individuals with low vision, but many are bulky and offer few abilities.  TOPAZ PHD is a new portable video magnifier offers many features that are designed specifically to fit your lifestyle! TOPAZ PHD is an “intuitive and fully-featured video magnifier that provides brilliant image quality in a compact and portable design!”  This […]

Tech Tip: PLEXTALK Pocket

For this week’s Tech Tip, Belva Smith is going to provide specifics on the PLEXTALK Pocket.  This is a convenient book reader that allows you to read books and review recorded lectures when you want, wherever you want! For more information on this product, visit the PLEXTALK website.