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TellMe TV and BluEvo Partner to Launch Worlds First Subscription Video Streaming Service for the Blind – – Tulsa, OK – News, Weather, Video and Sports – | TellMe TV and BluEvo have launched the world’s first fully described video on-demand service (VOD), delivering an unprecedented selection of rich audio description entertainment experiences to the American vision-loss community. Founded by media connoisseur and accessibility advocate Kevin Shaw, … Continue reading

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LED Handrails for the Visually Impaired 

iSpeech Zoon Designs’ LED handrails are both a clever and surprisingly obvious way to light up a staircase. Named the Blind Handrail they are conceived to replace area lighting and put it where it is needed the most. The concept … Continue reading

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HOLIDAY TRAVEL TIPS FOR WHEELCHAIR USERS » The stress of holiday travel can impact anyone, but add in the need to find wheelchair-accessible transportation, hotel rooms or restaurants, and that stress is amplified considerably.The experts at Mobility Ventures, maker of the MV-1—the only mobility vehicle built … Continue reading

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Bryan Dooley | The Huffington Post | Observations from Below 

Text to Speech Bryan Dooley is a graduate of Guilford College. While earning a degree in History, he won numerous leadership awards and scholarships, wrote for The Guilfordian, and worked as a Diversity Coordinator. Bryan currently writes twice-weekly for a … Continue reading

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BLINCAM | Wearable Camera BLINCAM is a wearable camera that attaches to any pair of eyeglasses. All you have to do is wink to capture any moment you see, exactly as it happens. Beautiful scenery, smiling faces, authentic moments you spend with your … Continue reading

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The Easy Push — IntelliWheels Pushing a standard manual wheelchair can be tough, but with the IntelliWheels Easy Push, pushing instantly becomes twice as easy. The IntelliWheels Easy Push uses simple gears in each wheel  to make it significantly easier to push forwards, backwards, … Continue reading

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Sign up for Santa’s Little Hackers | Oct. 22, 2016’s Little Hackers Quickly becoming one of the largest events of its type in the US!! Join us in our efforts to switch-adapt toys for children with disabilities.   Source: Santa’s Little Hackers

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Samsung’s Blind Cap vibrates when Paralympic swimmers need to flip When a blind Paralympic swimmer reaches the end of the pool in a competition, they get tapped on the back or head by a steward/coach so they know when to flip to turn and complete another length. Samsung’s new … Continue reading

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The ALS Association Upstate New York Chapter is a segment of the ALS population that can speak but can not use their hands and need access to a computer.  Most communication software for computers consist of basically an on-screen keyboard (the keyboard is visually displayed on … Continue reading

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What Happens When You Try to Read Moby Dick on Your Smartphone? 

Text to VoiceThese days, when most of us think of a “book,” we have in mind something around nine inches by six inches, with mass market paperbacks shaving off an inch or two in each dimension. But digital reading has … Continue reading

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