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Echo Frames – Smart glasses with Alexa

Amazon is Earth’s biggest selection of books, electronics, apparel, and more.  The company also offers a myriad of Echo and Alexa devices which help several people live more independently.  One of their newest products is their Echo Frames! If you haven’t heard of the Echo Frames yet, in sum, they are smart glasses with open-ear […]

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ATU495 – WayAround App with Jessica Hipp

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Your 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. Jessica Hipp, Chief Operating Officer – WayAround www.wayaround.com Facebook: facebook.com/WayAroundTools Twitter: twitter.com/WayAroundTools YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC20nd5nzn8Dof2p1zFPDDTA ATIA Link: www.atia.org/ATupdate 20% discount during November: ATIA21VISION […]

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New Amazon Echo Dot with Clock, Amazon Halo Band

We first wrote about Amazon Echo devices in 2014.  (Wow, how time flies!)  The multinational company based in Seattle, Washington recently introduced two new products: the all-new Echo Dot with Clock and Amazon Halo Band. When I originally wrote about the first-ever Echo Dot device (nearly 7 years ago), I had no idea how much […]

Gaming is More Than Just Games

From gaming to smart home devices, assistive technology helps people with disabilities maintain independence. It also helps them develop skills at home they can use in the community. Ben Jacobs, the founder and CEO of RebelTech Consulting LLC, recently led a full-day training session at INDATA on the benefits of this innovative assistive technology.   […]

Spreading Holiday Cheer with Assistive Technology

Don’t worry, we’ve all found ourselves squeezing through crowds or running into internet traffic while shopping for gifts at the last minute. Have no fear; we have some late holiday gift ideas here for those loved ones who may need assistive technology. “While these items certainly are convenient for able-bodied people, they can be vital […]