Smart contact lenses by Google

Writer: Laura Medcalf The search engine giant Google has been working on wearable technology for quite some time now. From their smartwatches to Google Glass, their mission of making technology as portable as possible is becoming very evident. The mission will become even clearer with Google’s idea of smart contact lenses. A new patent application details how […]

Friday Podcast: AT for women, Google Self Driving Car Takes Man to Taco Bell, Bluetooth Tooth Brush, ADA Comparison Guide, iPhone, Facebook Timeline Accessibility

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 […]

Job Accommodation Network Offers Employment Solutions for Individuals with Disabilities

With the national unemployment rate being 9.5% as of February 2011, it is undoubtedly a difficult time for Americans to find and keep steady jobs. For individuals with disabilities, this number is even more staggering. Unemployment for this group was as high as 16.9% in late 2010. There is some good news concerning employment for […]

ADA Transportation Webinars

Announcing a Series of Seven Webinars The ADA National Network and Project Action announce a series of seven webinars covering the Topic Guides on ADA Transportation. The series is being coordinated by the Great Lakes ADA Center and Southwest ADA Center (formerly DBTAC). Funded by the Federal Transit Administration to provide technical assistance on transportation to transit agencies, riders, and […]

Accessible Paths at 100 Acres

I recently had the pleasure of visiting the 100 Acres: The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park at the Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA).  According to the museum, “100 Acres: The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park is one of the largest museum art parks in the country, and the only one to feature […]