Friday Podcast

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” […]

Touch screens you can feel: literally

New technology may make it possible for a person to “feel” images that appear on a touch screen. Researchers at the Nagoya Institute of Technology have developed an array of 400 individually controlled ultrasonic speakers connected to a touch screen. The input coming out of the speakers flows out as a single point pushing on […]

Blind: not a title, a way of life

Pastor, father, husband, counselor and friend are all titles Derek Daniel gladly calls himself. Blind is not one of them. “This, being blind, is not who I am,” Daniel said. “This does not define me.” Ten years ago, Daniel experienced a sudden and dramatic loss of vision soon after he graduated high school. After several […]

No sight needed: Google develops a driverless car

Typically essential to the driving experience in the past, sight may no longer be necessary to get behind the wheel in the future. Google has developed a driverless car that has already logged over 140,000 miles on public roads. Currently being lead by Google engineer Sebastian Thrun, director of the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and […]