Screenshot of the Windows Run dialog box
Posted by Karl Belanger | 01/09/2018 | Access Technology
The Run dialog has been around in Windows since the days of Windows 95, and can be accessed using the keyboard shortcut Windows+R. Read more The Power of the Run Dialog for Accessing Things Quickly...
Product photo of the ElBraille and Focus 14 courtesy of Freedom Scientific.
Posted by Karl Belanger | 11/27/2017 | Access Technology
The ElBraille consists of a small Windows 10 computer built into a case for the Focus 14 Blue Braille display. The case feels quite sturdy, and the overall concept is a very good one. The unit comes Read more Review of Freedom Scientific's ElBraille ...
Students at NFB Youth Slam work on laptops.
Posted by Eric Duffy | 11/07/2017 | Access Technology
If you are a screen reader user and also a user of the Mozilla Firefox web browser, please pay close attention to the following information. Do not update to the soon-to-be-released Firefox 57. Read more Firefox 57 and Screen Reader Compatibility...
Vario 340 being used with a Windows laptop. Photo courtesy of BAUM USA.
Posted by Karl Belanger | 10/12/2017 | Access Technology
The Vario 340 by BAUM is an extremely simple, basic display designed for quick and easy connectivity with a computer. The display itself simply has the three buttons on either side of the display that simulate Braille dots as in other BAUM products, an on/off switch, and a USB C port. Read more BAUM Vario 340: Expensive Simplicity...
Posted by Amy Mason | 09/22/2017 | Access Technology
The Access Technology Team of the National Federation of the Blind recently reviewed the new Braille features that Amazon has built into their Fire tablets. Read more Amazon Fire Braille Support: New, Improved, and Still Improving...
President Mark Riccobono stands at a podium to address the crowd at USDOT's Vision for Safety event.
Posted by Mark Riccobono | 09/12/2017 | Access Technology
On September 12, 2017, National Federation of the Blind President Mark Riccobono attended a Vision for Safety event held by the US Department of Transportation to announce new guidelines for autonomous vehicles. Read more President Riccobono Speaks on the Importance of Accessibility in Autonomous Vehicles...

Pages