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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Monday Tech Tip: Setting Personalized Sports Updates using Amazon Alexa app
Brian Norton, Director of Assistive Technology at Easterseals Crossroads shows us how to use the Amazon Alexa app to set personalized sports updates. Check it out here: Click here to learn more about setting personalized updates.
Monday Tech Tip: Daily News Updates with Amazon Alexa
Brian Norton, Director of Assistive Technology shows us how to set up daily new updates using Amazon Alexa. Check it out here: Click here for more information about setting up Amazon Alexa updates.
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 […]
Voice Assistant Must-Have Skills
A voice assistant can be invaluable for people with disabilities these days. Essentially virtual caregivers, voice assistants provide everything from daily reminders to guided meditation, cognitive exercises and more. “Voice assistants ultimately empower people with disabilities to live more independently,” said Brian Norton, director of assistive technology at Easterseals Crossroads. “Technologies like Amazon Echo and […]