Smart Home Tech Independence!

Smart Home Tech Independence

TECHNOLOGY

Smart Home Technology increases access and independence for blind and partially sighted people

Daniel Williams, Founder of Visualise Training and Consultancy, looks at how smart home technology can be life-changing for blind and partially sighted people

As the world becomes increasingly digital, it brings welcome channels of communication and independence for people with visual impairments. The latest development is Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology (SMART) – better known as smart home technology, which uses internet-connected devices to interact remotely with your electric appliances and systems, at home or away. Smartphones, tablets, smartwatches and other personal electronics can be used. Continue reading Smart Home Tech Independence!

Acesight: Wearable Video Magnifier

Acesight Wearable Video Magnifier

Acesight: Wearable Video Magnifier

Acesight is electronic glasses that enable people with severe low vision to regain their visual independence.  Even with severe eye conditions, a user is empowered with more possibility when they wear Acesight.

Macular Degeneration,  Retinitis Pigmentosa, Diabetic Retinopathy, Glaucoma, Stargardt’s Disease, Cataracts. 

FAQ Link: https://www.acesight.com/faq/     

Website: www.acesight.com 

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Tech can add fun to education!

Tech can add fun to education - ObjectiveEd

Fostering independence in students with visual impairments

BY CHARLES F. D. WARREN

Educators can leverage sophisticated advancements in technology to help students with visual impairments develop new skills

Technological innovation provides students with visual impairments new tools to support independent living. The significant rise in the sophistication and popularity of smartphones and tablets creates opportunities to enhance learning and increase access.

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Talkback and VoiceOver!

AppleVis looks at Talkback and Voiceover

A Fair Look at Talkback and VoiceOver

Original Article from applevis.com by mehgcap – Applevis Edtiorial team

Hello there, reader. Did you come here because you’re the world’s biggest Apple fan, and are excited to join in some Android bashing? Are you in love with Android, with visions of finally hearing someone put those Apple idiots in their place? Well, my goal is to do neither. You see, I’ve used iOS for years and recently spent some time learning Talkback. I found it an interesting experience. I want to compare VoiceOver and Talkback because each has strengths and shortcomings, and each could learn some major lessons from the other. Don’t worry, though: there is a winner.

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Top 10 BlindFoldgames!

Top 10 Audio Games from BlindFoldgames!

Top 10 Audio BlindFoldgames based on downloads are:

  1. Blindfold Racer: 59,282
  2. Blindfold Bowling: 34,318
  3. Blindfold Barnyard: 22,588
  4. Blindfold Greeting Card: 15,240
  5. Blindfold RS Games: 11,989
  6. Blindfold Solitaire: 11,766
  7. Blindfold Word Games: 11,100
  8. Blindfold Simon: 9,837
  9. Blindfold Bingo: 9,539
  10. Blindfold Color Crush: 9,128

The Blindfold Games Launcher  for these games can be downloaded from Apple  App Store link below:

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/blindfold-games-launcher/id1067124446