Do you or someone you know have difficulty visualizing surroundings, viewing the contents of documents or recognizing colors? There’s an app that can help! Sullivan+ is a visual-aid app by TUAT Co. to enhance the accessibility of visually-impaired and low-vision users. It works through your smartphone camera to act as a visual aid when exploring […]
Much of the way we perceive and understand the world is through our eyes. In fact, in one study, 88 percent of participants ranked vision as their most valued sense. For the at least 2.2 billion people around the world who have a near or distance vision impairment, accessing the world and getting information often […]
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 […]
Anna Leung, Assistive Technology Specialist, at Easterseals Crossroads shows us the TapTapSee App, which is an app that helps individuals who are blind or visually impaired to be able to identify objects by using a camera on a smart phone or tablet. Check it out here: Click here to learn more information about TapTapSee.