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Monday Tech Tip: OrCam 3.0

Matt Darusz, Manufacturing Representative at OrCam, shows us the OrCam 3.0, which is a portable smart reading device that allows individuals with visual or reading impairments to read print or digital text using artificial intelligence that turns the text into audio. Check it out here: Click here for more information about the OrCam 3.0. To […]

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WayAround Assists People with Vision Loss

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 […]

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Monday Tech Tip: Read Aloud

Brian Norton, Director of Assistive Technology, at Easterseals Crossroads shows us Read Aloud, which is a Google Chrome extension that allows a user to use text-to-speech technology that will convert webpages to audio. Users can also use Read Aloud to read PDFs, Google Docs, Google Play books, Amazon, Kindle, and EPUB out loud. This free […]

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Monday Tech Tip: Seeing AI Siri Shortcut

Belva Smith, Assistive Technology Specialist, at Easterseals Crossroads shows us a Siri shortcut in Seeing AI, which is a free app for people who are blind or low vision to get descriptions on text, documents, products, people, etc… Check it out here: Click here for more on Seeing AI.