ATU422 – Morphic with Gregg Vanderheiden

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadYour weekly dose of information that keeps you up to date on the latest developments in the field of technology designed to assist people with disabilities and special needs. Show Notes: Dr. Gregg Vanderheiden PhD – Director of the Trace R&D Center at the University of Maryland College Park […]

AM333 – BrailleSense Polaris

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing or other special needs! For 20 plus years, HIMS, Inc. has been a global manufacturer and distributor of devices for individuals […]

HeartGuide Blood Pressure Monitor

If you’re looking for a wearable that measures your blood pressure, check out Omron’s HeartGuide Blood Pressure Monitor. HeartGuide is the “first, clinically accurate, wearable blood pressure monitor” designed to fit your active lifestyle. Omron’s mission is “going for the zero”: We believe in a world full of healthy hearts. That’s why we’re working to […]

Danny Wayne Beemer: A Local Leader On and Off the Air

Many Hoosiers know Danny Wayne Beemer as the velvety voice behind many Terre Haute-based radio programs since the 1990s. What they may not know is the fact that he has been hosting these shows for more than 25 years while having significant vision loss. Beemer not only stands as a role model with his impressive […]

TruGlide Mesh Fiber Stylus

One of the most versatile, low-tech pieces of assistive technology is different styli. I have written about several over the years, but I have yet to write about the TruGlide Mesh Fiber Stylus from Lynktec. The TruGlide Stylus features a mesh fiber tip which glides smoothly for a more natural feel. It is a universal […]