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About NCATP

The North Carolina Assistive Technology Program (NCATP) leads North Carolina's efforts to carry out the federal Assistive Technology Act of 2004. We promote independence for people with disabilities through access to technology. Visit our website at http://ncatp.org

Pointello laser-wireless low-tech communication system | Talk To Me Technologies

http://www.ispeech.org Pointello laser-wireless low-tech communication system. Just point and communicate! Pointello provides a quick and easy way to communicate medical requests, basic needs and common words and phrases. How it works. Just attach the communication board to a wall, turn on … Continue reading

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Control an iPhone with Eye Gaze

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech  While attending Apple’s WWDC as a scholarship student, Matt Moss had a chance to play around with the iOS 12 developer beta. In the process, he came to a neat realization: ARKit 2.0 opened up some unexpected possibilities. “I … Continue reading

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ALS Project Revoicez: recreate any voice

TTShttps://youtu.be/-pXSRjo7Czw With breakthroughs in voice technology, it’s now possible to synthesize and fully recreate the unique essence of any voice and build a complete digital voice clone. With just a couple of hours of high-quality recordings to work with, this … Continue reading

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X10 Big Red Wireless Emergency Button – SmartHomeUSA.com

http://www.ispeech.org OVERVIEW X10 Big Red Wireless Emergency Button will allow you to immediately activate any X10 receiver (s) when you hit the bit red emergency button during an emergency. PRODUCT DESCRIPTION The battery-powered button can be mounted anywhere in your … Continue reading

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Google brings Morse code to Gboard

Text to Speechhttps://youtu.be/Oc_QMQ4QHcw During Google I/O today, the company announced that Gboard would soon support Morse code, a move inspired by developer Tania Finlayson who communicates through head movements that are translated into Morse code and then into speech. She and her … Continue reading

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Amazon.com: Echo Dot Kids Edition, a smart speaker with Alexa

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech  Echo Dot Kids Edition, a smart speaker with Alexa for kids Now Alexa is a kid-friendly DJ, comedian, and storyteller — and she’s always getting smarter. Just ask and Alexa will play music, answer questions, read stories, tell jokes, … Continue reading

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Tiggly Learner Kit | Words Learning System

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech Tiggly Learner Kit Tiggly Words Learning System includes 5 interactive vowel toys 5 interactive math toys 4 interactive shape toys How it works Tiggly Toys have silicone touch points so your tablet reacts to them just like your fingertips. Tap … Continue reading

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Ex-Washington State football standout Steve Gleason considered for Congressional Gold Medal

TTSSteve Gleason, the Spokane native who starred for the Washington State University Cougars and played football for the NFL’s New Orleans Saints, had his name submitted for a Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian honor awarded by Congress.Federal lawmakers from … Continue reading

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MyNotifi

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech Two ways to stay safe. MyNotifi® is a fall detection technology designed to alert family and friends if a fall occurs. The wearer receives both a belt clip and wristband for increased flexibility in various situations. No landline, no … Continue reading

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ePolicyWorks- Work Matters: Harnessing Innovation to Advance Workforce Opportunities

http://www.ispeech.org Work Matters: Harnessing Innovation to Advance Workforce Opportunities Twitter Chats On April 23, 25 and 27 at 1 p.m. EST, ePolicyWorks will host a series of three short Twitter chats focused on accessibility as it pertains to all aspects … Continue reading

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