Disability Assistive Electronic Devices and Software Document List

Summary: Our library below features 183 published articles, research papers, and documents from the Disabled World Electronics/Software category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created.

Electronics/Software Publications

A11yBoard Google Slides Extension Makes Presentation Software More Accessible for the Blind
A11yBoard for Google Slides is a browser extension and phone app that allows blind users to navigate through complex slide layouts and text (Reports and Proceedings).
Publish Date: 2023/10/30

Neuromorphic Computer Chip Mimics Human Vision and Memory Abilities
The neuromorphic invention is a single chip enabled by a sensing element, doped indium oxide, that's thousands of times thinner than a human hair and requires no external parts to operate (Scientific Discovery).
Publish Date: 2023/06/14 - Updated: 2023/06/27

Neural Prosthesis: Using Brain Activity to Decode Speech
Speech decoding from a small set of spatially segregated minimally invasive intracranial EEG electrodes with a compact and interpretable neural network (Product Release / Update).
Publish Date: 2023/01/19 - Updated: 2023/09/27

20-20-20 Screen Rule: Does it Help Prevent Eye Strain?
Researchers confirm that computer users taking a short break to look away from a device screen every 20 minutes improves symptoms of eye strain.
Publish Date: 2022/09/24 - Updated: 2023/01/04

Panopreter Speech Software for Business and Personal Use
Review of Panopreter, a text-to-speech program that reads words on digital devices like smartphones or computers with a touch or a click and converts them into speech or audio.
Publish Date: 2022/09/15

Stop Twitter Feed Automatically Refreshing
Here is how you can stop the annoying way your Twitter timeline feed keeps auto refreshing and jumping around before you have finished reading Tweets.
Publish Date: 2021/07/18

3dRudder Foot Mouse
The 3dRudder Foot Mouse is designed for people who are unable to use a standard mouse using hands, but still need the use of a mouse (Product Release / Update).
Publish Date: 2020/11/24 - Updated: 2023/10/05

How to Create God Mode in Microsoft Windows 10 and 11
Instructions to create Windows 10 and 11 God Mode folder to provide convenient and accessible access to many of your Microsoft PC computer settings all in the one place.
Publish Date: 2020/09/04 - Updated: 2023/04/01

Change TV Channel Using Your Eyes with Xfinity X1 Eye Control
Xfinity X1 users with disabilities like spinal cord injuries or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) can now use their eyes to change channels, set a recording or search for shows (Product Release / Update).
Publish Date: 2019/06/19 - Updated: 2023/10/09

IoT Devices Should Deal with Privacy Impacts for People with Disabilities
Future of Privacy Forum releases; The Internet of Things (IoT) and People with Disabilities: Exploring the Benefits, Challenges, and Privacy Tensions.
Publish Date: 2019/01/31

Alexa, be My Friend - Kids Talk to Technology, But How Does Tech Respond?
While some interfaces have features aimed at younger users, research shows these devices generally rely on clear, precise English of adult users.
Publish Date: 2018/08/13 - Updated: 2018/11/20

Google Glass Helps Kids With Autism Read Facial Expressions
Children with autism improve social skills using smartphone app paired with Google Glass to help them understand emotions conveyed in facial expressions.
Publish Date: 2018/08/02

How Special Needs Desperately Need Augmented Reality
AR-focused EdTech company Leap With Alice aims to provide undeniable evidence that Augmented reality (AR) technology can empower learning disabilities like never before.
Publish Date: 2018/07/16 - Updated: 2018/07/17

Paralyzed Man Rocks with Jamboxx Musical Device He Invented
Paralyzed man rocks air guitar national anthem at baseball stadium with Jamboxx musical device he invented (Product Release / Update).
Publish Date: 2018/06/20 - Updated: 2023/10/01

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.
Publish Date: 2018/03/19

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.
Publish Date: 2018/03/08 - Updated: 2018/04/10

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.
Publish Date: 2018/03/03 - Updated: 2018/04/30

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.
Publish Date: 2018/02/19 - Updated: 2018/04/30

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.
Publish Date: 2018/01/24

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.
Publish Date: 2018/01/19

JAMBOXX an NYSID Adaptive technology Product
JAMBOXX is a MIDI Breath controller that allows a person with disability to perform, play and read music.
Publish Date: 2018/01/10 - Updated: 2018/09/03

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.
Publish Date: 2018/01/10

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.
Publish Date: 2017/12/22 - Updated: 2018/01/10

Israeli President Honors Special Education Teachers
Israeli President, Reuven Rivlin, welcomed outstanding special education teachers and kindergarten teachers at a ceremony in Jerusalem.
Publish Date: 2017/12/07

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.
Publish Date: 2017/11/11

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 (Announcement / Notification).
Publish Date: 2017/10/25 - Updated: 2023/09/14

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.
Publish Date: 2017/10/18 - Updated: 2018/03/15

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.
Publish Date: 2017/10/05

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.
Publish Date: 2017/08/23 - Updated: 2018/04/30

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 (Announcement / Notification).
Publish Date: 2017/08/23 - Updated: 2023/10/01

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.
Publish Date: 2017/06/26

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.
Publish Date: 2017/06/13

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.
Publish Date: 2017/05/28 - Updated: 2021/04/24

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.
Publish Date: 2017/05/18

Virtual Reality and Other Technologies 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 (Study).
Publish Date: 2017/05/08 - Updated: 2023/09/16

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.
Publish Date: 2017/04/24

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.
Publish Date: 2017/03/24 - Updated: 2019/02/09

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.
Publish Date: 2017/02/16 - Updated: 2018/04/10

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.
Publish Date: 2017/02/10 - Updated: 2023/09/20

Brain Computer Interface Allows 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.
Publish Date: 2017/02/04 - Updated: 2021/04/03

Teleoperation and Autonomy Can Improve Mobility For Disabled Drivers
Demonstration of teleoperated autonomous vehicle service for people with reduced mobility successfully completed as part of GATEway project led by TRL (Informative).
Publish Date: 2017/01/04 - Updated: 2023/11/06

3dRudder: Foot Powered VR 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.
Publish Date: 2017/01/02 - Updated: 2020/11/24

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.
Publish Date: 2016/12/15

Amputees with Phantom Limb Pain Helped by Augmented Reality
Method of treating phantom limb pain using machine learning and augmented reality.
Publish Date: 2016/12/02 - Updated: 2023/05/18

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.
Publish Date: 2016/11/28

EdSim: Virtual and Augmented Reality Learning Experiences Challenge
U.S. Department of Education launches $680,000 challenge for virtual and augmented reality learning experiences.
Publish Date: 2016/11/13 - Updated: 2019/01/08

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.
Publish Date: 2016/11/08 - Updated: 2023/05/16

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.
Publish Date: 2016/11/03

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.
Publish Date: 2016/10/20 - Updated: 2018/04/30

Smyle Mouse 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 (Product Release / Update).
Publish Date: 2016/10/18 - Updated: 2023/09/14

VocaliD Personalized Digital Voices for Assistive Devices
VocaliD Inc. creates BeSpoke personalized digital voices for those living with voicelessness.
Publish Date: 2016/08/08

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.
Publish Date: 2016/07/26 - Updated: 2020/05/09

Disability and Virtual Reality Technology
Article examines uses and benefits of Virtual Reality Technology for persons with disabilities (Gaming).
Publish Date: 2016/07/20 - Updated: 2023/09/27

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 (Product Release / Update).
Publish Date: 2016/06/02 - Updated: 2023/09/29

Windows 10 is Free for People with Accessibility Needs
Microsoft states Windows 10 operating system will remain free to people with accessibility issues.
Publish Date: 2016/05/09 - Updated: 2021/05/30

Website Vision Accessibility Checklist
Digital accessibility checklist to help guide local government leaders in making online services available to people with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2016/04/20 - Updated: 2021/06/03

YouTube and Tablet Computers Empower People with Intellectual Disability
Concordia University research shows mobile technologies like tablets and smartphones help people with intellectual disabilities face challenges.
Publish Date: 2016/02/26 - Updated: 2023/10/09

CaptiVoice.com Helps Students Read Better
Captivoice.com, an online version of Capti Narrator, empowers English language learners and students with reading disabilities to listen to everything they want to read.
Publish Date: 2016/02/25 - Updated: 2018/04/30

First Accessibility Compliant Electronic Laboratory Notebook
LabArchives is the first Electronic Laboratory Notebook to announce compliance with major accessibility standards.
Publish Date: 2016/02/23

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.
Publish Date: 2015/12/23

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.
Publish Date: 2015/09/14 - Updated: 2018/04/30

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.
Publish Date: 2015/08/27 - Updated: 2016/06/11

Something Happened: Windows 10 Error Message Fix
How to install windows 10 if you receive the something happened error message or Error Code 80240020.
Publish Date: 2015/08/02 - Updated: 2021/05/30

XL-Viewer: Smartphone for Seniors and Disabled
Launch of a brand new durable, easy to use smartphone for seniors and persons with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2015/06/17 - Updated: 2021/08/16

Grizpaw One Handed Games Controller (Left or Right)
The GrizTech Grizpaw is a left or right handed game controller for people with injuries to one hand or arm.
Publish Date: 2015/06/16 - Updated: 2021/11/01

New Google Chrome Accessibility Extensions
Accessibility extensions for Google Chrome browser aimed at helping persons with disabilities surf the Internet..
Publish Date: 2015/05/26 - Updated: 2016/06/11

Robotic Grasping Tools Using Brain Control
For those with disabilities sensors inserted in the brain can cause actions like grasping or pressing a button directly through brain activity.
Publish Date: 2015/02/09 - Updated: 2021/09/07

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.
Publish Date: 2015/02/06 - Updated: 2021/09/07

Keeble Accessible IOS Keyboard
Keeble, by AssistiveWare, is a keyboard that can be used in any iPad or iPhone app as an alternative to the standard iOS keyboard.
Publish Date: 2015/02/01 - Updated: 2021/09/11

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.
Publish Date: 2015/01/29 - Updated: 2021/01/27

Wrise - New Accessible Mac Word Processor
Wrise is a new word processor for Mac that makes reading and writing accessible for everyone.
Publish Date: 2015/01/28

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.
Publish Date: 2015/01/27

Tablet Computers for Educational Medium
Touch screen tablet computers can support the learning process when used in an educational setting.
Publish Date: 2015/01/23 - Updated: 2020/10/20

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.
Publish Date: 2015/01/13

Accessible Microsoft Office Online Options
Microsoft new accessibility improvements to give users who are blind and have low vision a better Office Online experience.
Publish Date: 2015/01/12 - Updated: 2021/09/20

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.
Publish Date: 2015/01/08

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.
Publish Date: 2014/12/14 - Updated: 2023/06/08

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.
Publish Date: 2014/12/03 - Updated: 2018/04/30

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.
Publish Date: 2014/11/26

Secure 3D QR Codes with No Internet Required
Article examines how QR codes can be a means to display 3D images and secure visual communication (Announcement / Notification).
Publish Date: 2014/11/14 - Updated: 2023/09/16

Launch of Web Portal on Accessible Workplace Technology
U.S. Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy announces launch of PEATworks.org a comprehensive Web portal spearheaded by ODEPs Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology.
Publish Date: 2014/10/17 - Updated: 2020/12/09

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.
Publish Date: 2014/08/06 - Updated: 2020/04/05

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.
Publish Date: 2014/06/18 - Updated: 2015/10/05

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 (Research Paper).
Publish Date: 2014/04/22 - Updated: 2023/09/25

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.
Publish Date: 2014/04/10 - Updated: 2016/06/11

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.
Publish Date: 2013/11/14 - Updated: 2018/06/21

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.
Publish Date: 2013/10/25 - Updated: 2021/10/12

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.
Publish Date: 2013/09/19 - Updated: 2016/09/23

Vocally Voice Activated Phone Dialer
A review of Vocally3 Infinity a device added to your phone line for dialing stored and new phone numbers using voice command only.
Publish Date: 2013/08/03 - Updated: 2022/01/22

Orion TI-84 Plus Talking Accessible Graphing Calculator
The Orion TI-84 Plus talking calculator is ideal for students who are blind and visually impaired.
Publish Date: 2013/03/01 - Updated: 2022/02/11

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.
Publish Date: 2013/02/07 - Updated: 2022/02/17

Access4Kids Device Helps Disabled Kids Access Touch Screens
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 devices.
Publish Date: 2012/12/13 - Updated: 2022/03/08

Accessibility Features in Microsoft Windows 8
Review of Microsoft Windows 8 operating system accessibility options and programs that make it easier for people to hear see and use a computer.
Publish Date: 2012/12/02 - Updated: 2021/08/01

Accurate Brain Controlled Computer Cursor
Brain sensors measure signals from individual neurons and use them to control computer cursors with thoughts.
Publish Date: 2012/11/19 - Updated: 2021/06/27

iPad Mini Accessibility Features for Disabled
Review of the Apple iPad Mini including accessibility features for people who experience forms of disability.
Publish Date: 2012/10/26 - Updated: 2022/03/23

Lip Reading Computer Interprets Human 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.
Publish Date: 2012/09/10 - Updated: 2022/02/07

NPointer Uses Hand Arm Gestures to Control Computer
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.
Publish Date: 2012/08/21 - Updated: 2022/02/17

JayBee Augmentative Communication (AAC) System
JayBee assists individuals with illnesses and disability to communicate both audibly and instantly with the outside world.
Publish Date: 2012/07/28 - Updated: 2021/08/17

Apple Mountain Lion OS X Accessibility Features
The Mountain Lion OSX operating system by Apple offers several accessibility features for people who experience various forms of disabilities.
Publish Date: 2012/07/27 - Updated: 2022/04/28

Amaze Website Accessibility Software
Amaze provides faster and easier process to make websites accessible to web users who are disabled.
Publish Date: 2012/07/11 - Updated: 2022/03/04

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.
Publish Date: 2012/07/03 - Updated: 2021/06/24

Level Access: Tools for Website Accessibility
Level Access is a creative and innovative means of providing people with disabilities with the tools they require to connect through the Internet.
Publish Date: 2012/06/17 - Updated: 2023/05/19

How to Get an iPad for a Disabled Child
iPad funded by UCP Bellows Fund a national program that provides funds to individuals for disability related equipment.
Publish Date: 2012/04/12 - Updated: 2022/04/01

iPad Gives Voice to Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders
The iPad for children with disabilities gives hope and promise that a child with an autism spectrum disorder does have a voice and can be heard much sooner.
Publish Date: 2012/03/28 - Updated: 2022/06/09

How to Connect an iPad or iPhone to TV or Projector
Information on which cables to use to connect iPhone or iPad to your Television set or projector (Informative).
Publish Date: 2012/02/02 - Updated: 2023/08/17

BodyWave Reads and 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.
Publish Date: 2012/01/09 - Updated: 2022/05/07

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.
Publish Date: 2011/12/02 - Updated: 2013/06/04

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 Brookstone.com Amazon.com and improvelectronics.com.
Publish Date: 2011/11/02 - Updated: 2013/06/04

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.
Publish Date: 2011/10/30 - Updated: 2017/10/25

Apple iPad 2 Accessibility Features Review
A review of the new Apple iPad 2 accessibility features for visually impaired and persons with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2011/10/22 - Updated: 2016/11/05

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.
Publish Date: 2011/07/23

People with Disabilities: Jobs and Technological Accessibility
Some of todays technologies enable us to interact with each other on business levels despite a persons disability.
Publish Date: 2011/07/13 - Updated: 2022/02/14

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.
Publish Date: 2011/06/16

Developmental Disabilities Software Version 9
New individual activity and behavior tracking medication schedules and advanced directives in Therap 9.0 developmental disabilities software.
Publish Date: 2011/06/09 - Updated: 2013/08/01

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.
Publish Date: 2011/06/02

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.
Publish Date: 2011/03/25

IVONA Text to Speech for Developers
IVONA Text to Speech is an award winning developer and provider of text-to-speech technology.
Publish Date: 2011/03/20 - Updated: 2018/04/05

Apple's iPad Helps Special-Needs Kids Communicate
iPad is being used as a communications tool for children with speech and communication problems.
Publish Date: 2011/03/08 - Updated: 2013/06/03

Human Cues to Improve Computer User Friendliness
Research in computer graphics and computer vision tries to make using computers easier.
Publish Date: 2011/03/05

Shared Control Brain Computer Interfaces
Shared Control approach to facilitating human-robot interactions employs image sensors and image-processing to avoid obstacles.
Publish Date: 2011/02/17 - Updated: 2022/05/31

Brain Computer Interfaces for People with Spinal Cord Injuries
Projects in progress that will place brain-computer interfaces (BCI) in patients with spinal cord injuries.
Publish Date: 2011/02/17 - Updated: 2022/05/31

Apple iPad Accessibility Features
A review of many of the accessibility features incorporated in the new Apple iPad version 7.
Publish Date: 2011/02/06 - Updated: 2017/06/25

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.
Publish Date: 2011/01/29

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.
Publish Date: 2010/12/28

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.
Publish Date: 2010/12/21

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.
Publish Date: 2010/12/18

USB for Medical Diagnosis
Plug-in interface for the microfluidic chips that will form the basis of the next generation of compact medical devices.
Publish Date: 2010/11/29

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.
Publish Date: 2010/11/17

Using Mind Power to Control a Computer
Manipulating complex visual images on a computer screen using only mind power of the brain.
Publish Date: 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.
Publish Date: 2010/10/27 - Updated: 2014/01/01

Hot Virtual Keyboard for Persons with Disabilities
Hot Virtual Keyboard for persons with disability speeds up screen typing by replacing Windows built-in On-Screen Keyboard.
Publish Date: 2010/10/07 - Updated: 2021/02/02

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.
Publish Date: 2010/09/28

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.
Publish Date: 2010/09/23

Internet Explorer 9 Beta Release
Microsoft Corp worldwide beta availability of its new Web browser Internet Explorer 9.
Publish Date: 2010/09/15

IVONA Text-To-Speech - Lifelike Text-to-Speech
IVONA human equality voices for e-books navigation devices and telephony systems in America.
Publish Date: 2010/09/09

New Accessible Kindle
National Federation of the Blind Commends Amazon on Unveiling of New Accessible Kindle.
Publish Date: 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.
Publish Date: 2010/07/31

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.
Publish Date: 2010/07/28

Digital TV Changeover Made Simple
Ricability provides support for the elderly during the digital TV switchover.
Publish Date: 2010/07/14

Co:Writer University Edition Writing Tool Helps College Students with Disabilities
Word prediction writing tool accommodates individuals with writing disorders and physical disabilities.
Publish Date: 2010/07/13 - Updated: 2011/11/30

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.
Publish Date: 2010/07/13 - Updated: 2011/11/30

DocNog Mobile App Medical Provider Search
Pioneering new healthcare application highlighted in App Store.
Publish Date: 2010/07/12

Talking Touch-screens on Computer Devices
Talking Touch-screens and Patients Computer technology targets underserved populations in health care.
Publish Date: 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.
Publish Date: 2010/07/09

Blio e-Reader Software Information and Accessibility
Blio is an accessible e-reader software platform from Ray Kurzweil and K-NFB Reading Technology Inc.
Publish Date: 2010/06/28 - Updated: 2010/06/29

Jedi Mind Inc Comments on Mayo Clinic "Typing With Brainwaves" Video
Communicating through a computer by interpreting human brainwaves.
Publish Date: 2010/06/15

Boogie Board LCD Writing Tablet
Features for the Boogie Board Paperless LCD Writing Tablet based on heavy demand..
Publish Date: 2010/06/10 - Updated: 2013/06/04

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 (Product Release / Update).
Publish Date: 2010/06/10 - Updated: 2023/11/02

Brain Power: Thought Controlled Computer Mouse
This application (App) allows user to navigate computer click and open programs send email with the power of their brain (Product Release / Update).
Publish Date: 2010/05/13 - Updated: 2023/11/02

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.
Publish Date: 2010/05/12 - Updated: 2017/10/25

Accounting Software for Vision Impaired, World First
Accounting software able to be used efficiently by the blind and vision impaired.
Publish Date: 2010/05/09

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.
Publish Date: 2010/04/26 - Updated: 2011/03/18

FBN ITPro Wireless to Provide Free Nationwide Wireless Service
FREE Government Assisted Wireless Service to individuals receiving government assistance.
Publish Date: 2010/04/26

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.
Publish Date: 2010/04/16

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.
Publish Date: 2010/04/15 - Updated: 2010/07/13

Apple iPad Information Price and Accessibility Features
Information and specifications on the Apple iPad including accessibility features for persons with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2010/04/12 - Updated: 2011/02/25

IBM to Collaborate With Universities to Make Mobile Devices More Accessible
Research initiative to explore an open common user interface platform for mobile devices (Announcement / Notification).
Publish Date: 2010/03/10 - Updated: 2023/10/09

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.
Publish Date: 2010/01/07 - Updated: 2010/07/13

New Tool to Help Visually Impaired Perform Online Banking
Web accessibility tool improves online experience and access for customers with visual impairments.
Publish Date: 2009/12/12

Brain Waves Write Directly to Computer
Brain waves used to type alphanumerical characters on a computer screen.
Publish Date: 2009/12/07 - Updated: 2019/05/03

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.
Publish Date: 2009/11/12 - Updated: 2010/01/16

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.
Publish Date: 2009/10/08 - Updated: 2010/07/12

Webwide Symbol Supported Internet Browser
Webwide is a browser that makes browsing the web more accessible by simplifying the layout through symbols while providing full speech support in any view.
Publish Date: 2009/10/05 - Updated: 2022/09/04

vOICe Learning Edition Browser for the Blind
The vOICe Learning Edition's Internet Sonification Browser for persons who are blind.
Publish Date: 2009/10/03 - Updated: 2010/07/12

WebbIE: Web Browser for Blind and Visually-Impaired
WebbIE is a free web browser for persons who are either blind or visually-impaired (Informative).
Publish Date: 2009/10/02 - Updated: 2023/11/12

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.
Publish Date: 2009/09/26 - Updated: 2019/02/11

Simply Talker 2000 Screen Reader for Windows
Simply Talker 2000 is a screen reader for Windows 2000, XP, NT4, ME, 98 and Windows 95.
Publish Date: 2009/09/25 - Updated: 2014/12/15

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.
Publish Date: 2009/09/25 - Updated: 2010/06/24

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.
Publish Date: 2009/09/19 - Updated: 2014/02/05

Microsoft Windows Version 7 and Accessibility Factors
Microsoft Windows Version 7 Operating System and Accessibility features for persons with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2009/09/04 - Updated: 2016/09/23

Removing Barriers of Autism Via Keyboard
Children with autism use alternative keyboard to communicate with their families and their world.
Publish Date: 2009/08/31 - Updated: 2018/08/17

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.
Publish Date: 2009/08/04 - Updated: 2009/08/21

Free Radmin for People with Physical Disabilities
Famatechs social program assists people with restricted mobility to receive a Radmin license for free.
Publish Date: 2009/07/27 - Updated: 2010/07/13

ConfidentReader Review - NaturalSoft Products
ConfidentReader is assistive reading software designed to help persons with dyslexia improve their reading and spelling skills.
Publish Date: 2009/04/23 - Updated: 2010/07/13

NaturalSoft's NaturalReader Review
A review of NaturalSofts NaturalReader and ConfidentReader software packages for persons with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2009/04/23 - Updated: 2014/02/12

Ghotit Spell Checker for People with Dyslexia
Ghotit releases innovative context-based spell checker enabling people with poor spelling to write correctly.
Publish Date: 2009/02/22 - Updated: 2017/02/07

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.
Publish Date: 2009/02/17 - Updated: 2022/03/04

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.
Publish Date: 2009/02/17 - Updated: 2017/06/25

Windows Vista Speech Recognition and Narrator
Article with screenshots showing how to use windows vista speech recognition and narrator program to aid computer accessiblity.
Publish Date: 2009/02/17 - Updated: 2017/06/25

List of Hotkeys and Keyboard Shortcuts
This handy list of computer keyboard hotkey shortcuts will make computing a lot faster and easier for people with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2009/02/17 - Updated: 2020/04/06

Using Sticky Keys for Accessibility On PC and Mac Computers
Sticky Keys are designed for people who have difficulty holding down two or more keyboard keys simultaneously.
Publish Date: 2009/02/17 - Updated: 2019/04/04

Windows Vista - Lowering Screen Resolution
Instructions for lowering screen resolution for better readability for the vision impaired using Windows Vista operating system.
Publish Date: 2009/02/12 - Updated: 2017/06/25

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.
Publish Date: 2009/02/03 - Updated: 2018/03/19

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