10 New Accessibility Features in iOS 8

Last week at Apple’s annual developer conference, the company announced the launch of its new mobile operating system, iOS 8.  Over the years, Apple has strived to make its products as accessible as possible for all users.  With the said mission in mind, though both OS X and iOS platforms currently offer many accessible features, Apple continues […]

Visually impaired use smartphones to see world

Smart devices have opened up a whole new world to individuals with visual impairments, granting them the ability to communicate, navigate in unfamiliar areas and even take photographs of their surroundings… Wait, what? It is generally understood that individuals with visual impairments read and complete tasks oftentimes through the sense of touch; these individuals read content […]

Perkins Smart Brailler

The SMART Brailler is the long-awaited development of the Perkins Brailler from a low-technology classic to a high-technology learning and teaching device.  Developed by Perkins Products and Product Development Technology (PDT) with support from the American Printing House for the Blind, the SMART Brailler opens the door to a new, more intuitive way for individuals, […]

Seika Braille Display

The Seika 40-cell Braille Display is lightweight, compact and extremely portable. This sturdy unit is compatible with either Windows or Mac applications and works in tandem with your screen reading software. This affordable 40-cell refreshable braille display is significantly lower in price than any other display on the market. In addition, it comes with a […]

Uno with Braille

Vision Aid Systems presents the popular card game Uno, but with braille! Uno is a widely played card game that both kids and parents can enjoy. Since it was introduced in 1971, more than 100 million copies are in circulation. This timeless game is very similar to the original, with just a few added features […]

Focus 14 Blue

The Focus 14 Blue can be used to control your PC and enter Contracted Braille. Advanced navigation features allow for fast movement through documents with efficient hand movements. It combines a responsive 8-dot keyboard with both USB and Bluetooth connectivity in a pocket-sized design. You can read text messages, navigate your smartphone screen and enter […]