Doing some last-minute holiday shopping? Don’t be hard on yourself; it’s been a tough year. Avoid the crowded malls, and shop safely in cyberspace. Here is a guide to some great gifts for people of all ages and levels of ability. Assistive Technology Gifts GrandPad: This tablet is “the smartest, simplest and safest way to connect […]
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 […]
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 […]
Greg Blackman, VP at Eye Can See, Inc., shows us the OrCam, which helps individuals who are visually impaired read printed material and identify things. Check it out here: Click here for more information about the OrCam.
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/
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 […]