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ATU502 – Aira with Jenine Stanley

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. Show Notes: Jenine Stanley – Explorer Community Manager with Aira Find out more about Aira: Facebook: www.facebook.com/airaio Twitter: www.twitter.com/airaio Web site: www.aira.io […]

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ATU499 – HeardThat with Bruce Sharpe and WayBand with Keith Kirkland

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. Show Notes: Bruce Sharpe, CEO – Singular Hearing, Inc HeardThat website: https://heardthatapp.com App Store (iPhone): https://apps.apple.com/us/app/heardthat/id1526360165 Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.singsoftnext.deephearing Keith Kirkland […]

Interior Navigation Simplified: Loud Steps App

Approximately 253 million people live with some type of visual impairment. The Loud Steps app is free and provides autonomy for visually-impaired or blind people. It is the world’s most-used platform for accessibility within indoor spaces and campuses. This application also caters to people with a hearing disability due to its simple, high-contrast visual interface. […]

Sunu Band – Sonar Smartband for Visually Impaired

There are many devices available on the market to help individuals with visual impairments.  If you’re looking for something to use in conjunction with your white cane and/or guide dog, check out the Sunu Band. The Sunu Band is a “sonar smartband that improves navigation for the visually impaired.  It combines sonar or echolocation with […]

Nearby Explorer App

Yesterday I discussed a handful of apps that are fully accessible using VoiceOver.  One I didn’t discuss is Nearby Explorer, which is a GPS app for people who are blind. Nearby Explorer is yet another app from the American Printing House for the Blind (APH).  (If you’re unfamiliar with APH, it is a nonprofit that offers thousands […]

5 popular apps using VoiceOver

VoiceOver is a built-in screen reader found on Apple devices.  When using VoiceOver, users can access Macintosh or iOS devices with spoken descriptions and, when using the Mac, the keyboard.  This has made the devices accessible for users with visual impairments, as well as those with dyslexia. If you visit the App Store now on […]