Tech Ideas

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Accessibility for Fire: Amazon Fire tablet

How accessible if the Amazon Fire?
Image of the Orbit, a 20 cell braille reader with Perkins style input keys and buttons.

First Affordable Braille Reader Launched

An affordable braille reader.
Screenshot of SAS Gloss app showing annotated Baseball Graph worksheet.

Using an Annotation App in the Classroom: Low Vision Students

Using SAS Gloss, an annotation app, to complete kindergarten coloring worksheets and fill-in-the-blank assignments for students with low vision.
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BrailleNote Touch: Android braille tablet

Introducing the BrailleNote Touch, a Google-based braille tablet.
Apple Watch displaying a text message.

An Introduction to the Apple Watch

Check out the new Apple Watch!
Image of a student sitting in a classroom using a calculator.

Orion TI30XS Multiview Talking Scientific Calculator: Product Review

Product review of the new Orion TI-30XS MultiView Talking Scientific Calculator.
App Logo: drawn circle in the shape of an eye with the text "I C See"

ICSee (I Can See): A free Android app for people with low vision

ICSee, an Android app, helps users with low vision to use the phone's camera to easily view text and images.
iBook Logo: open book on orange circle background with text, " Digital Math iBook".

Sharing Digital Math Worksheets: iBooks and Web Pages

Information on sharing teacher-made digital math worksheets.
Screenshot of a Windows computer with the sample digital math worksheet.

How to Read Math Equations with a Screen Reader on a Windows Computer

Information on how to read digital math equations on a Windows computer using a screen reader.
Screenshot of iPad displaying the digital math worksheet and the rotor set to "small expressions".

How to Read Math Equations with VoiceOver on iOS Devices

Information on how to read digital math equations using VoiceOver on iOS devices.
Logo brightly colored circles with the braille and print text, "LEAP".

LEAP: computer games

Computer sounds games designed for students with visual impairments and blindness.
Picture of a full screen braille display; looks like an iPad screen with a braille overlay.

Full Screen Braille Display: University of Michigan

University of Michigan's full screen braille display.
Money Reader Logo: Looking through a magnifying glass to view bills.

Money Reader: iOS App

Money Reader is an app used by visually impaired and blind to identify money.
Three teens with canes looking at and listening to an iPhone.

Indoor Navigation: App Boost for Blind

Indoor navigation using beacons and BlindSquare.
Thumb activating 3D Touch in Maps on the iPhone 6s

3D Touch with VoiceOver: iPhone 6s

How to use 3D Touch on an iPhone.
Purple and orange logo: NV Access

NVDA and NVDA listserv: Free Screen Reader for Windows

NVDA, a free screen reader app for Windows computer.
Logo: Letter G on folded back blue square with Chinese character behind.

Google Translate app: iOS and Android Apps

Instantly translate spoken words or signage with Google Translate mobile app.
red circle with microphone drawing in the center.

Google Voice Commands

Google supports voice commands.
Brightly colored barn wrapped in a red blindfold.

Blindfold Barnyard: iOS app

Blindfold Barnyard is a fully accessible audio iOS game that teaches cardinal directions.

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