by Karl Belanger
Posts In: Access Technology
by Anil Lewis
The Chameleon 20 is one of two new Braille displays from the American Printing House for the Blind.
As schools reopen this fall, some virtually, some in person, and some in a hybridized format, blind students may encounter new and challenging accessibility barriers. Some students already have.
“This app would like access to your location.” “This website would like to access the microphone.”
Who would win in a boxing match, a mantis or a scorpion? We’re not sure, but the Mantis Q40 Braille display definitely scored big in our latest tech review.
With work and school increasingly being done remotely, especially with the current COVID-19 situation, accessing files from multiple devices is becoming ever more important.
Ever since the first Amazon Echo came on the scene, gaming has been a popular feature. The first games were simple trivia or quiz games, but they have become more and more advanced as time has passed.
In iOS 8, Apple released Braille Screen Input, which let Voiceover users type in Braille on their devices. Since then it has become a very popular feature among blind users.
Many of us know about Aira, a company that harnesses a telephone with a camera, trained agents, and a number of computerized tools to enhance the lives of blind people.