Tech Ideas

Alliance for Braille Literacy

Learn more about braille standards.
Android phone with sound waves representing Talkback.

Browse the Web with Talkback

Want to learn more about Talkback for Android devices?
Screen Flow logo:  Movie camera

How I Record My iOS & Android Screens Despite Having Low Vision

Recording and editing iOS screens with Screen Flow app and Android screens with AZ Screen Reader.
Hand on a 3-D tactile map with a trail through the woods in the background.

Touch Mapper: Order or Print Your Own 3-D Map

Touch Mapper, a service that provides customized 3-D printed tactile maps for the visually impaired.
Finger exploring the 3-D campus map.

A Feel for Campus: 3-D Map for Texas A&M

3D tactile map of A&M's campus.
Google Forms Logo:  Purple page with three horizontal lines.

Creating a Google Form Quiz on the iPad

Information on how to create accessible quizzes on the iPad.
Logo: 9-sided white star on blue background.

ShapeTones App: An accessible audiovisual memory game

ShapeTones is an iOS audiovisual game that encourages spatial concepts and sonification skills.
Grouping of logos: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, etc.

Becoming a Social Media Butterfly: Exploring Social Media as a VoiceOver User on iOS

Article about social media and how to access social media with VoiceOver on iOS devices.
Logo:  smiley face on a white tear drop over a red background.

Moovit: Your Local Transit iOS App

Moovit, a popular transit app, is now accessible with a screen reader.
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Blind Abilities Podcast App

Blind Abilities produces podcasts and blogs for people with visual impairments and blindness.
Microphone on a red circle with the text:  "Ok, Google"

Google Now Voice Commands

Commands for "Ok, Google", Android's virtual assistant.
Image of a seated woman with text "age 20, gender female, happy" and a man and text: "age 40, gender male, surprised".

Microsoft Demonstrates Seeing AI App

Microsoft research project about Seeing AI app that helps visually impaired users to better understand the world around them.
Screenshot of JAWS subscription and screenshot of MAGic ribbon.

JAWS and MAGic Student Edition Available on Quota Soon!

JAWS and MAGic Student Editions are available to students k-12 in the US on Federal Quota funds.
Woman wearing a smartphone arm band putting on her Lechal running shoe; background is a marked route on Google Maps

Haptic Footwear for Enhancing Independent Travel from Lechal

Smart shoes? What in the world is that?
Screenshot of the Invisble Puzzle app: black background with a white circle and Play, Award and Information buttons.

Invisible Puzzle: iOS App

Information about The Invisible Puzzle app which introduces sonification to students with visual impairments and blindness.
Learning Ally logo:  "Learning Ally, Together it's possible"

College Success

Information about Learning Ally's College Success program, curriculum and mentoriship.
Uber logo ("U" on black background) and Lyft logo ("Lyft" on pink background).

Ride Sharing Apps: Uber and Lyft

Information and strategies on using Uber and Lyft riding sharing apps as a visually impaired rider.
Holding an iPhone, two hands are typing a "J" using on-screen virtual braille keyboard.

Why My iPhone has Convinced Me to Start learning UEB

Personal experience about learning UEB braille code on the iPhone using the braille screen input.

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