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 […]

Consumer Highlight: Billie Rippy

It was a cold winter day when I visited the home of Billie Rippy in Mishawaka, Indiana to learn about the assistive technology she has been using so she can go to college. Billie’s mother greeted me at the door and she took me in the kitchen to meet Billie. Billie is a very warm […]

Monday Tech Tip: Orcam wearable device for visually impaired.

Steven Goldstein, Area Sales Manager at OrCam Technologies, shows us an OrCam device for the visually impaired. This hands-free wearable technology is a smart camera that assists people who are visually impaired or Blind. Check it out here: For more information: http://www.orcam.com/

OrCam: Artificial Vision for Visually Impaired

If you’ve followed our blog or kept up with technology news, you’ll notice there are several wearable technologies to benefit consumers, such as Google Glass and the forthcoming Apple Watch.  These wearable devices and more are undeniably great for the general consumer, but some companies design their products to benefit individuals with disabilities.  OrCam is an example of one these companies.  OrCam is a wearable designed to […]