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Assistive Electronic Devices and Software Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Electronic Devices and Software category. Though some documents may have since been updated, or revised, they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

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2018-03-19 : Epihunter Classroom - Making Silent Epileptic Seizures Visible : The innovative proprietary Epihunter Classroom app analyses the data and turns on the light of the smartphone when an absence seizure occurs.
2018-03-08 : Access Stylus Makes Touchscreens Accessible for Everyone : Access Stylus allows motion-disabled user to select/activate apps; enter and select text; dial phone numbers; scroll, magnify and rotate view; manipulate images on a touchscreen.
2018-03-03 : GlassOuse Assistive Device V1.2 and G-Switch Series are Ready for Pre-order : GlassOuse introduces the new GlassOuse V1.2, a customizable hands-free Bluetooth mouse for individuals with limited mobility or who are unable to use their hands to connect to technology.
2018-02-19 : Wearable Stretchable Electronics Aid Stroke Recovery Treatment : New wearable designed to be worn on the throat could be a game-changer in the field of stroke rehabilitation.
2018-01-24 : Augmented Reality ProjectDR Lets Doctors See Under the Skin : The system, called ProjectDR, allows medical images such as CT scans and MRI data to be displayed directly on a patient's body in a way that moves as the patient does.
2018-01-19 : Virtual Reality Goes Magnetic with Electronic 'Skin' Sensors : Sensors will enable people to manipulate everyday objects or control appliances in the physical world and augmented or virtual reality with gestures.
2018-01-10 : JAMBOXX an NYSID Adaptive technology Product : JAMBOXX is a MIDI Breath controller that allows a person with disability to perform, play and read music.
2018-01-10 : Athena Fund Distributes iPads to 3,000 Special Education and Kindergarten Teachers in Israel in 2017 : Athena Fund announces around 3,000 special education teachers and kindergarten teachers in Israel received iPads in 2017 as part of the iPad for Every Special Education Teacher program.
2017-12-22 : Foot Mouse with Programmable Pedal : Footime foot mouse and programmable pedal helps people with hand, arm, shoulder, upper body stresses/difficulties by allowing them to do all PC entries, typing and surfing by foot.
2017-12-07 : Israeli President Honors Special Education Teachers : Israeli President, Reuven Rivlin, welcomed outstanding special education teachers and kindergarten teachers at a ceremony in Jerusalem.
2017-11-11 : Athena Fund Distributes iPads to Special Ed Teachers in Southern Israel : Israel - Athena Fund announce over 600 special education teachers received laptops during October as part of the iPad for Every Special Education Teacher program.
2017-10-25 : Bringing Smile and Head Mouse Control to AAC and Eye Tracking Devices : Perceptive Devices and Tobii Dynavox partner to bring Smile and Head Mouse Control to AAC and eye tracking devices.
2017-10-18 : UCIC Launches Hardware Agnostic Alexa Voice Service Client : Developers can now add Alexa Voice Service to their hardware projects with unprecedented simplicity and ease and using any compatible far field solution.
2017-10-05 : New VR Technology Uses Mouth Gestures to Interact in Virtual Reality : New VR framework interprets mouth gestures as a medium for interaction within virtual reality in real-time.
2017-08-23 : Brain-Computer Interface Augmented With Virtual Walking Avatar Can Control Gait : A brain-computer interface augmented with virtual walking avatar can control gait and may help patients recover ability to walk after stroke, SCI and other gait disabilities.
2017-08-23 : iPad for Every Special Education Teacher in Israel : About 10,000 special education teachers in Israel will receive iPads with specialized software and applications for students with special needs and various disabilities.
2017-06-26 : Taking Eye Fatigue Out of Virtual Reality With New 3D Display : The key component for the new system is a spatial multiplexing unit that axially shifts sub-panel images to the designated depths while laterally shifting the centers of sub-panel images to the viewing axis.
2017-06-13 : MAS App - Mobile Workplace Accommodation Case Management App : Mobile workplace accommodation case management app assists U.S. businesses create inclusive workplaces for employees with disabilities.
2017-05-28 : Brain Interface Device Helps Stroke Patients Retrain Brains to Move Paralyzed Hands : Device reads brain signals and converts them into motion allowing stroke patients to use their minds to open and close a device fitted over a paralyzed hand.
2017-05-18 : LanguageLine InSight for iPhone Interpreter App : App allows users to contact highly trained interpreters for limited English proficient, deaf, or hard-of-hearing with just one touch.
2017-05-08 : Virtual Reality and Other Technologies Poised to Aid Mental Health Treatment : Research suggests VR technology can be an effective part of treatment for phobias, posttraumatic stress disorder, and other mental health conditions.
2017-04-24 : Virtual Reality Used to Help Prevent Falls : VR could be a big help in detecting balance impairments early and for reversing those impairments and preventing falls.
2017-03-24 : Big Keys App: Large Keyboard and Emoji Magnifier for Cell Phones : Big Keys App for iPad and iPhone features custom made keyboard emoji sizes to make it the perfect size for you.
2017-02-16 : Connect by BeWarned: Simple App Assists Deaf to Communicate : BeWarned launches new free app for deaf and hard of hearing people allowing them to communicate with the hearing.
2017-02-10 : Immersive Virtual Reality Helping Children with Autism Overcome Phobias : Newcastle Blue Room service offered on NHS shows immersive virtual reality can help children with autism spectrum disorder overcome their fears and phobias.
2017-02-04 : Brain Computer Interface Allows Completely Locked-In People to Communicate : Brain computer interface that deciphers thoughts of people unable to communicate could revolutionize lives of those with completely locked-in syndrome.
2017-01-02 : 3dRudder - Foot Powered Virtual Reality and Gaming Controller : 3dRudder is a totally new way to move in virtual reality using a foot-powered movement controller for both PC gaming and VR.
2016-12-15 : VR Technology May Improve Motor Skills in Damaged Limbs : Research could be applied to patients in physical therapy programs who have lost the strength or control of one hand.
2016-12-02 : Amputees with Phantom Limb Pain Helped by Augmented Reality : Method of treating phantom limb pain using machine learning and augmented reality.
2016-11-28 : Augmented Reality Technology Advances Learning : Research project examines learning using Augmented Reality technology and the motivational and cognitive aspects related to it in an informal learning context.
2016-11-13 : EdSim: Virtual and Augmented Reality Learning Experiences Challenge : U.S. Department of Education launches $680,000 challenge for virtual and augmented reality learning experiences.
2016-11-08 : BeWarned - Free App for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People : BeWarned app aids deaf and hard of hearing to detect dangerous sounds, communicate with people, make emergency calls and dance to their favorite music.
2016-11-03 : Closed Captions and Transcripts Benefit Most Students : As the use of video in higher education becomes more commonplace, making captions and transcripts more widely available should be a priority for institutions.
2016-10-20 : Chatstasy App Makes Smartphones Less Complicated for Seniors and Disabled : Chatstasy App makes using smartphones easier and less complicated to use for the elderly and physically challenged.
2016-10-18 : Smyle Mouse Version 1.2 for Hands-free Control via Face Gestures : Smyle Mouse allows users to achieve mouse control in a completely hands-free, touch-free and voice-free fashion.
2016-08-08 : VocaliD Personalized Digital Voices for Assistive Devices : VocaliD Inc. creates BeSpoke personalized digital voices for those living with voicelessness.
2016-07-26 : VADIA Virtual Reality Simulator Helps Teenagers with Autism Learn How to Drive : New virtual reality simulator specifically designed to help teenagers with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) learn to drive.
2016-07-20 : Disability and Virtual Reality Technology : Article examines uses and benefits of Virtual Reality Technology for persons with disabilities.
2016-06-02 : Sitecues - Improving Patron Web Accessibility : Sitecues software not only helps people with low vision, but also aids the millions of people who struggle with other forms of print disability.
2016-05-09 : Windows 10 to Remain Free for People with Accessibility Needs : Microsoft states Windows 10 operating system will remain free to people with accessibility issues.
2016-04-20 : Vision Website Accessibility Checklist : Digital Accessibility Checklist to help guide local government leaders in making online services available to people with disabilities.
2016-02-26 : YouTube & Tablet Computers Empower People with Intellectual Disability : Concordia University research shows mobile technologies like tablets and smartphones help people with intellectual disabilities face challenges.
2016-02-25 : Helps Students Read Better :, an online version of Capti Narrator, empowers English language learners and students with reading disabilities to listen to everything they want to read.
2016-02-23 : First Accessibility Compliant Electronic Laboratory Notebook : LabArchives is the first Electronic Laboratory Notebook to announce compliance with major accessibility standards.
2016-01-20 : Phone Wear 360° - Perfect Smart Phone Holder for Elderly & People with Disability : Phone Wear 360 - A device for smart phones with ability take the phone on and off the armband with ease, as well as rotate it 360 degrees.
2015-12-23 : Touch Screen Technology Problems? Ask a 2 Year Old : Study reveals 2 year olds are adept at using touch screens, swiping, unlocking, and searching for features on smartphones and tablets.
2015-09-14 : OptiKey: Assistive On-screen Keyboard : OptiKey is an assistive on-screen keyboard designed to bring mouse, keyboard, and speech control to people with speech and motor limitations.
2015-08-27 : Capti Narrator for Education: Effective & Accessible Teaching & Learning : Capti Narrator is an award-winning productivity application for listening to everything you want to read on iOS, Windows, and Mac.
2015-08-02 : Something Happened Windows 10 Error Message Fix : How to install windows 10 if you receive the something happened error message or Error Code 80240020.
2015-06-17 : XL-Viewer: Smartphone for Seniors & Disabled : Launch of a brand new durable, easy to use smartphone for seniors and persons with disabilities.
2015-06-16 : Grizpaw One Handed Games Controller (Left or Right) : The GrizTech Grizpaw is THE left or right handed games controller of choice for people with injuries to one hand or arm.
2015-05-26 : New Google Chrome Accessibility Extensions : Accessibility extensions for Google Chrome browser aimed at helping persons with disabilities surf the Internet..
2015-02-09 : Robotic Grasping Tools and Brain Control : For those with disabilities sensors inserted in the brain can cause actions like grasping or pressing a button directly through brain activity.
2015-02-06 : Kurzweil 1000 V14 Accessible Text-to-speech Software : Kurzweil 1000 Version 14 text-to-speech software makes printed or electronic text readily available to people who are blind or have low vision.
2015-02-01 : Keeble - Accessible iOS 8 keyboard : Keeble, by AssistiveWare, is an iOS 8 keyboard that can be used in any iPad app as an alternative to the standard iOS keyboard.
2015-01-29 : Acapela Group Acapela TTS voices for NVDA Screen Reader : Acapela TTS voices for NVDA enables blind and vision impaired people to use High Quality and High Performing voices with NVDA screen reader.
2015-01-28 : Wrise - New Accessible Mac Word Processor : Wrise is a new word processor for Mac that makes reading and writing accessible for everyone.
2015-01-27 : Learning Math Through Movement with Kinect for Windows : Study shows increased understanding of geometric angles by students who performed body-based tasks while interacting with Microsoft technology.
2015-01-23 : Tablet Computers for Educational Medium : Touch screen tablet computers can support the learning process when used in an educational setting.
2015-01-21 : Pediatric Special Needs Gaming Platform Timocco Launches Progress Tool for Performance Tracking : Timocco releases progress tracking tool to chart players improvements across a range of motor and cognitive skills.
2015-01-13 : Window-Eyes 9 Screen Reader Released by Ai Squared : Release of Window-Eyes 9, a software program used by people who are blind or have low vision to access and use computers.
2015-01-12 : New Accessibility Microsoft Office Online Options : Microsoft new accessibility improvements to give users who are blind and have low vision a better Office Online experience.
2015-01-08 : Capti Narrator: Listen to Anything on Windows and Mac Computers : Capti is a tool for listening to digital content useful to students, professionals, and people with print disabilities.
2014-12-15 : 3 Month License of JAWS Screen Reader for Windows : Freedom Scientific now provide a three month license for JAWS for Windows Professional screen reader program.
2014-12-14 : Introducing Seniors to Social Media Improves Health and Combats Isolation : Training older people in social media improves cognitive capacity and has beneficial impact on mental health and well-being.
2014-12-03 : New Intel System Provides Professor Stephen Hawking Better Communication : The Intel-created advanced communications platform can be adapted for 3 million people afflicted with motor neuron diseases and quadriplegia.
2014-11-26 : Eye Tracking Mouse for People with Disabilities from Samsung : EYECAN+ eye-tracking mouse allows disabled to compose and edit documents and browse the web with simple eye movements.
2014-11-14 : Secure 3-D QR Codes - No Internet Required : How QR codes can be a means to display 3-D images and secure visual communication.
2014-10-17 : DOL Announces Launch of Web Portal on Accessible Workplace Technology : U.S. Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy announces launch of a comprehensive Web portal spearheaded by ODEPs Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology.
2014-08-06 : List of Computer Screen Readers for Visually Impaired : A list of both commercial and free mobile and computer screen readers for the blind and visually impaired.
2014-06-18 : TabAccess Device Helps Make Computer Tablets More Accessible : TabAccess provides easier access to Android and iOS tablet devices for people who have hand and arm mobility challenges.
2014-04-22 : HAFEM Matrix: Accessibility Features for Disabled eLearners: Microsoft Windows vs. Mac OS X : Recent studies indicate that the rate of distance learning is on the rise and it changes the options for disabled eLearners.
2014-04-10 : Accessible ReadSpeaker docReader - Online Document Viewer of Choice : New customizable version of ReadSpeaker now provides accessible online reading and viewing experience of PDFs and other documents on the Internet.
2014-02-10 : Launch of Project Ubi Odyssey the Ubiquitous Computer : Unified Computer Intelligence Corporation announce the launch of Project Ubi Odyssey allowing interaction with computers without the use of screens.
2013-11-14 : Mind Reading Robots are Coming : University of Cincinnati discusses research and current progress on brain-computer interface at the International Human-Centered Robotics Symposium (HuCeRo) Nov. 14 to 17 at UCs Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center.
2013-10-25 : Google Glass: Revolutionary Uses for Persons with Disability : Article looks at some of the future uses of the Google Glass project as an aid for persons with disabilities.
2013-09-19 : Tobii Brings Gaze Interaction to Tablet Devices : Tobii Technology eye tracking and Gaze Interaction announce launch of Tobii EyeMobile bringing true eye control capabilities to popular Windows 8 tablets.
2013-08-03 : Vocally Voice Activated Phone Dialer Review : A review of Vocally3 Infinity a device added to your phone line for dialing stored and new phone numbers using voice command only.
2013-06-10 : HandsFree News Rss Reader - RSS News for Everybody : HandsFree News Rss Reader is a fully managed voice control RSS Reader app for Android allowing you to listen to news and RSS feeds using only voice commands.
2013-05-23 : Text-To-Speech Freeware Panopreter Basic Enables Computer Speak With Natural Sounding Voices : Panopreter text to speech freeware program reads written text aloud and saves the spoken speech as mp3 and wave audio files.
2013-03-26 : Greyhound Joins eSSENTIAL Accessibility Initiative to Support Consumers with Disabilities : eSSENTIAL Accessibility initiative gives presence to brands that are undertaking significant efforts to reach people with disabilities in the marketplace and workplace.
2013-03-01 : Handheld Talking Graphing Calculator for Visually Impaired : The Orion TI-84 Plus talking calculator is ideal for students who are blind and visually impaired.
2013-02-07 : Promising Developments in Online and Technological Accessibility : The US may have a series of laws related to online accessibility but the laws have not had the effect of making the Internet widely accessible for people with disabilities in America.
2012-12-13 : Device Helps Children with Disabilities Access Touch Screen Devices : Researchers are trying to open the world of tablets to children whose limited mobility makes it difficult for them to perform the common pinch and swipe gestures required to control the devices.
2012-12-02 : Accessibility Features in Windows 8 : Review of Windows 8 operating system accessibility options and programs that make it easier for people to hear see and use a computer.
2012-11-19 : Accurate Mind Controlled Computer Cursor : Brain sensors measure signals from individual neurons and use them to control computer cursors with thoughts.
2012-10-26 : iPad Mini Accessibility Features for People with Disabilities : Review of the Apple iPad Mini including accessibility features for people who experience forms of disability.
2012-10-17 : Ubi Voice-activated Computer Will Benefit People with Disabilities and Elderly : Ubi will be of great benefit to seniors and people with disabilities including those with visual hearing or mobility impairments.
2012-09-10 : Lip Reading Computer Interprets Emotions : A computer taught to interpret human emotions based on lip pattern could improve how we interact with computers and allow disabled people to use computer-based communications devices such as voice synthesizers.
2012-08-21 : NPointer: Hand or Arm Gestures Control Computer Without Mouse or Touchpad : Free NPointer software works with a webcam and hand or arm gestures for people with disabilities head gestures can be used to scroll click double-click and other navigation functions for Windows programs.
2012-07-28 : JayBee Augmentative Communication (AAC) System : JayBee assists individuals with illnesses and disability to communicate both audibly and instantly with the outside world.
2012-07-27 : Apple Mountain Lion OSX Accessibility Features : The Mountain Lion OSX operating system by Apple offers several accessibility features for people who experience various forms of disabilities.
2012-07-11 : Amaze - Website Accessibility Software from Deque Systems : Amaze provides faster and easier process to make websites accessible to web users who are disabled.
2012-07-03 : Apple iPad Helps Boy Find His Voice : Children with autism often need a communication system like the iPad they can carry with them when they need it.
2012-06-27 : Captcha Monster - Automatic Website Captcha Code Filler : Captcha Monster a Firefox add-on that completes CAPTCHA tests without you having to decipher hard to read letter and number jumbles.
2012-06-17 : Essential Accessibility: Tools for Website Accessibility : Essential Accessibility is a creative and innovative means of providing people with disabilities with the tools they require to connect through the Internet.
2012-04-24 : Demonstration of Technology to Assist Visually Impaired Better Utilize Computers : Technology tools that help visually impaired use computers the Internet and email will be demonstrated in free sessions at St. Louis Society for the Blind and Visually Impaired.
2012-04-12 : How to Get an iPad for a Child with a Disability : iPad funded by UCP Bellows Fund a national program that provides funds to individuals for disability related equipment.
2012-03-28 : iPad - A Voice for Children with Autism : The iPad for children with disabilities gives hope and promise that a child with Autism does have a voice and can be heard much sooner.
2012-02-02 : Connecting iPad iPhone or iPod to TV or Projector : Information on which cables to use to connect iPhone iPad or iPod Touch to your Television set or projector.
2012-01-09 : BodyWave Reads & Reacts to Brainwaves and Provides Interactive Feedback : BodyWave reads brain activity through the human body via a brainwave monitor that attaches to the arm or leg and activates and deactivates computer simulations by mind alone.
2011-12-02 : DVDVideoSoft Programs Fully Accessible for People with Visual Impairments : DVDVideoSoft made its software compatible with screen readers and releases new updates for YouTube software which includes a special compatibility mode for such software.
2011-11-28 : iPad Kiosks Compliant with New ADA Standards : New ADA standards to have effect on every part of American life including iPad kiosks and other electronic products.
2011-11-02 : Boogie Board Rip LCD Writing Tablets - Paperless Society Moves Closer to Reality : Boogie Board Rip LCD Writing Tablet is now shipping to North America Europe and other select global locations for purchases made through and
2011-10-30 : Tobii PCEye: Eye Tracking Control for Computers : The Tobii PCEye eye tracking system allows you to put away the mouse and use your eyes to tell your computer what to do.
2011-10-22 : Apple iPad 2 Accessibility Features Review : A review of the new Apple iPad 2 accessibility features for visually impaired and persons with disabilities.
2011-08-16 : ACB and Google Study Computers and Assistive Technology in Blind Community : American Council of the Blind will be working with Google to survey blind visually impaired and deaf-blind to learn how they use computers and assistive technology to access information.
2011-07-23 : Tired Eyes from 3D TV and Mobile Phone Displays : Prolonged viewing of mobile devices and other stereo 3D devices leads to visual discomfort fatigue and headaches.
2011-07-13 : People with Disabilities, Jobs and Technological Accessibility in America : Some of todays technologies enable us to interact with each other on business levels despite a persons disability.
2011-06-16 : DynaWrite Keyboard Communication Device Allows Persons with Speech Disabilities to Type and Talk : DynaWrite 2.0 special education software allows people with good literacy skills and typing abilities to simply type and talk.
2011-06-09 : Developmental Disabilities Software Version 9 : New individual activity and behavior tracking medication schedules and advanced directives in Therap 9.0 developmental disabilities software.
2011-06-02 : FrontFace for Windows 7 Tablet Functionality : FrontFace for Netbooks and Tablets helps overcome limited user experience of Windows based tablet computers while maintaining compatibility with existing applications.
2011-03-25 : Inclusive Technology's MyZone wins prestigious Award for Best Special Educational Resources or Equipment involving ICT : MyZone helps children and adults with learning difficulties to find things on the computer.
2011-03-20 : IVONA Text to Speech for Developers : IVONA Text to Speech is an award winning developer and provider of text-to-speech technology.
2011-03-08 : The Role of Assistive Computer Technology : Individuals with disabilities are realizing the benefits of working with a computer equipped with assistive technology.
2011-03-08 : Apple's iPad Helps Special-Needs Kids Communicate : iPad is being used as a communications tool for children with speech and communication problems.
2011-03-05 : Human Cues to Improve Computer User Friendliness : Research in computer graphics and computer vision tries to make using computers easier.
2011-02-17 : Taking Brain Computer Interfaces to the Next Level : Shared Control approach to facilitating human-robot interactions employs image sensors and image-processing to avoid obstacles.
2011-02-17 : Brain Computer Interfaces for People with Spinal Cord Injuries : Projects that will place brain-computer interfaces (BCI) in patients with spinal cord injuries.
2011-02-06 : Apple iPad Accessibility Features : A review of many of the accessibility features incorporated in the new Apple iPad version 7.
2011-01-29 : All-in-one Literacy Support Software Package : WriteOnline ToGo offers students with dyslexia and others who struggle with writing a solution that is cost-effective and easy to use.
2010-12-28 : Ipads Help Autistic Children Communicate : iPads are being used as a means of communication between children with autism who have difficulty speaking and the teachers.
2010-12-21 : More Choice and Access for Print-Disabled Americans : Download publications to the book cartridges used in the new Digital Talking Book (DTB) players provided to patrons by NLS.
2010-12-18 : National Industries for the Blind Calls for Increased Internet Accessibility : National Industries for the Blind calls for websites and information services to become more accessible to people who are blind.
2010-11-29 : USB for Medical Diagnosis : Plug-in interface for the microfluidic chips that will form the basis of the next generation of compact medical devices.
2010-11-17 : Special Pricing for Intel Reader That Transforms Printed Text to Spoken Word for People with Reading Disabilities : Don Johnston Incorporated a company that develops assistive technology for individuals and students with disabilities limited-time price offer for the Intel Reader.
2010-10-27 : Using Mind Power to Control a Computer : Manipulating complex visual images on a computer screen using only mind power of the brain.
2010-10-27 : infovox3 Portable Talking Companion for Visually Impaired Users : Accessibility provided by Infovox Desktop and Infovox InKey have been combined and improved to create a single powerful solution called infovox3.
2010-10-07 : Hot Virtual Keyboard Ideal for Persons with Physical Disabilities : Hot Virtual Keyboard for persons with disability speeds up screen typing by replacing Windows built-in On-Screen Keyboard.
2010-09-28 : K-NFB Launches Blio Free E-reader Software : Blio e-reading application now available featuring a library of full color interactive media content and bestseller books.
2010-09-23 : ROKTalk Multi-Language Text-To-Speech Service for Websites : ROKTalk text to speech enhances website accessibility and usability in making websites talk in multiple languages.
2010-09-15 : Internet Explorer 9 Beta Release : Microsoft Corp worldwide beta availability of its new Web browser Internet Explorer 9.
2010-09-09 : IVONA Text-To-Speech - Lifelike Text-to-Speech : IVONA human equality voices for e-books navigation devices and telephony systems in America.
2010-09-08 : Panopreter Plus Text to Speech Software : Text to speech software Panopreter Plus makes your PC speak and converts text to mp3.
2010-07-31 : New Accessible Kindle : National Federation of the Blind Commends Amazon on Unveiling of New Accessible Kindle.
2010-07-31 : Librarian of Congress Says Blind Have Right to Access E-books : Circumvention of digital rights management (DRM) technology by blind people seeking equal access to e-books.
2010-07-28 : HP Supports Disabled American Veterans in Benefit Outreach Efforts : The DAV MSO vehicles travel nationwide to local communities to help disabled veterans and families gain access to veteran benefits.
2010-07-14 : Digital TV Changeover Made Simple : Ricability provides support for the elderly during the digital TV switchover.
2010-07-13 : Co:Writer University Edition Writing Tool Helps College Students with Disabilities : Word prediction writing tool accommodates individuals with writing disorders and physical disabilities.
2010-07-13 : Reading eBooks and Accessible Textbooks with NEW Read:OutLoud University Edition eBook Reader : Postsecondary students and veterans with disabilities can read latest ebooks and accessible textbooks with new read:outloud university edition ebook reader.
2010-07-12 : DocNog Mobile App Medical Provider Search : Pioneering new healthcare application highlighted in App Store.
2010-07-09 : Talking Touch-screens on Computer Devices : Talking Touch-screens and Patients Computer technology targets underserved populations in health care.
2010-07-09 : Wireless Association® to Focus on Accessibility and Disability Issues : The wireless industry has a long history of developing and supporting services for the disabled community.
2010-06-28 : Blio e-Reader Software Information and Accessibility : Blio is an accessible e-reader software platform from Ray Kurzweil and K-NFB Reading Technology Inc.
2010-06-15 : Jedi Mind Inc Comments on Mayo Clinic "Typing With Brainwaves" Video : Communicating through a computer by interpreting human brainwaves.
2010-06-10 : Boogie Board LCD Writing Tablet : Features for the Boogie Board Paperless LCD Writing Tablet based on heavy demand..
2010-06-10 : Jedi Mind Focuses Medical Division on $220 Billion Disabled Market : Jedi Mouse allows user to navigate the computer open and close programs compose and send email all with the power of their mind.
2010-05-13 : Brain Power: Thought Controlled Computer Mouse : Application allows user to navigate computer click and open programs send email with the power of their brain.
2010-05-12 : Camera Mouse: Control Your Mouse Pointer with Head Movements : Camera Mouse is a free program that allows you to control the mouse pointer on a Windows computer just by moving your head.
2010-05-09 : Accounting Software for Vision Impaired, World First : Accounting software able to be used efficiently by the blind and vision impaired.
2010-04-26 : Heal Your Body and Mind with Apple iPad App : Affordable app shows how different lifestyle factors interact and offers expert advice on health and fitness.
2010-04-26 : FBN ITPro Wireless to Provide Free Nationwide Wireless Service : FREE Government Assisted Wireless Service to individuals receiving government assistance.
2010-04-16 : Kindle E-reader Motivates Less-enthusiastic Readers : Kindle electronic readers allow children to interact with text in different ways than they do with printed words.
2010-04-15 : Independent Learning in the Classroom with Read&Write GOLD Assistive Technology : Lostock College promotes independent learning in the classroom with latest Read&Write GOLD assistive technology.
2010-04-12 : Apple iPad Information Price and Accessibility Features : Information and specifications on the Apple iPad including accessibility features for persons with disabilities.
2010-03-10 : IBM to Collaborate With Universities to Make Mobile Devices More Accessible : Research initiative to explore an open common user interface platform for mobile devices.
2010-01-07 : The Tech-Aid Institute and People with Intellectual Disabilities : The Tech-Aid Institute focuses on promotion and development of computer-based learning tools for persons with intellectual disabilities.
2009-12-12 : New Tool to Help Visually Impaired Perform Online Banking : Web accessibility tool improves online experience and access for customers with visual impairments.
2009-12-07 : Brain Waves "Write" to Computer : Brain waves used to type alphanumerical characters on a computer screen.
2009-11-12 : Universities Will Not Deploy Kindle DX as Textbook Reader - National Federation of the Blind : The Kindle DX features text-to-speech technology that can read textbooks aloud.
2009-10-08 : Sony VAIO X Series World's Lightest Notebook : Sony notebook VAIO X Series computer weighs just 1.6 pounds and is just over a half-inch thin roughly the width of a cell phone.
2009-10-05 : Webwide Symbol-Supported Browser : Webwide is a browser that makes browsing the web more accessible by simplifying the layout through symbols.
2009-10-03 : vOICe Learning Edition Browser for the Blind : The vOICe Learning Edition's Internet Sonification Browser for persons who are blind.
2009-10-02 : WebbIE - A Web Browser for Blind and Visually-Impaired People : WebbIE is a web browser for persons who are either blind or visually-impaired.
2009-09-26 : SpeakOn - Audio and Text Media Screen Readers : SpeakOn is a free media suite program that runs on your personal computer which is a speech-enabled environment.
2009-09-25 : Simply Talker 2000 Screen Reader for Windows : Simply Talker 2000 is a screen reader for Windows 2000, XP, NT4, ME, 98 and Windows 95.
2009-09-25 : Homer - Voicing Web Browser for the Blind : Homer is a small self-voicing web browser built for the GTK web browser dedicated to blind users.
2009-09-19 : The Kindle 2.0 Book Reader - Facts and Accessibility : Information and facts on Kindle version 2.0 including accessibility features for blind and vision impaired.
2009-09-04 : Microsoft Windows Version 7 and Accessibility Factors : Microsoft Windows Version 7 Operating System and Accessibility features for persons with disabilities.
2009-08-31 : Removing Barriers of Autism Via Keyboard : Children with autism use alternative keyboard to communicate with their families and their world.
2009-08-04 : Faster Computer Chips Using Graphene : The key to new superfast computer chips is the use of a material called graphene a form of pure carbon.
2009-07-27 : Free Radmin for People with Physical Disabilities : Famatechs social program assists people with restricted mobility to receive a Radmin license for free.
2009-04-23 : ConfidentReader Review - NaturalSoft Products : ConfidentReader is assistive reading software designed to help persons with dyslexia improve their reading and spelling skills.
2009-04-23 : NaturalSoft's NaturalReader Review : A review of NaturalSofts NaturalReader and ConfidentReader software packages for persons with disabilities.
2009-02-22 : Ghotit Spell Checker for People with Dyslexia : Ghotit releases innovative context-based spell checker enabling people with poor spelling to write correctly.
2009-02-17 : Wheelchair Workstations for Computers and Work Areas : A wheelchair workstation provides adjustability and stability adjustments of horizontal and vertical position angle of equipment and distance from the user.
2009-02-17 : Computer Screen Magnifiers Suitable for Visually Impaired : Reviews of screen magnifiers software that interfaces with a computers graphical output to present enlarged monitor screen content.
2009-02-17 : Windows Vista Speech Recognition and Narrator : Article with screenshots showing how to use windows vista speech recognition and narrator program to aid computer accessiblity.
2009-02-17 : List of Hotkeys Keyboard Shortcuts for Computers : This handy list of computer keyboard hotkey shortcuts will make computing a lot easier for those with disabilities.
2009-02-17 : Using Stickykeys for Computer Accessibility - Windows and Mac : StickyKeys is designed for people who have difficulty holding down two or more keyboard keys simultaneously.
2009-02-12 : Windows Vista - Lowering Screen Resolution : Instructions for lowering screen resolution for better readability for the vision impaired using Windows Vista operating system.
2009-02-03 : Computerized Writing Aids Assist Persons with Aphasia : Research shows it is possible to improve writing skills for those with aphasia with the aid of computerized writing aids.

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