Posted by Clara Van Gerven | 01/17/2017 | Access Technology
A little over a week ago now, President Riccobono and myself were at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. President Riccobono demonstrated the AIRA service in front of a large audience at the AT&T developer summit on our first day there, which made for a high-profile way to kick of the NFB's participation. There was, however, also time the next day, Thursday, to tread the vast exhibit floor. Read more CES Las Vegas Highlights Accessible Technology for the Blind...
Posted by Amy Mason | 01/03/2017 | Access Technology
Every year on January 4 we celebrate Louis Braille’s birthday because of his invention of the Braille code—the most powerful and successful reading and writing system designed for the blind. Read more The Future of Braille is Refreshing: How the National Federation of the Blind is Making Refreshable Braille Displays Affordable with the Orbit Reader...
Posted by Karl Belanger | 12/06/2016 | Access Technology
It’s been a little over three months since I’ve started using Android as my only mobile platform. In that time, I’ve found a lot of useful apps, tips, and tricks that have only improved my enjoyment of using Android.  If you haven’t read my initial post, I suggest you do so. Read more My Experiences Switching to Android, Part 2: Tips, Tricks, and Lessons Learned...
Posted by Patti Chang | 11/28/2016 | General
This year we have worked hard to defend the rights of blind people across the country to ensure we can live the active, successful lives we want. The National Federation of the Blind has much to be thankful about in 2016: Read more The National Federation of the Blind Reflects on Another Successful Year of Advocacy for the Blind...
Posted by Anil Lewis | 11/08/2016 | Access Technology
The National Federation of the Blind is the leader in nonvisual accessibility. We work diligently to assist those in government, education, and the private sector to gain a true understanding that accessibility is not an expensive burden that stifles innovation. Accessibility is an enhancement that makes products and services available and usable by people with disabilities, while simultaneously making the same products and services better and easier to use by everyone. Read more Commitment Is More Than Checking a Box: Uber Fails to Get It...

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