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Walkin VR: Virtual Reality in Bed

french tts Walkin VR toted as “Virtual Reality in bed, wheelchair, SMA (spinal muscular atrophy), one arm” is an exciting development in accessibility. The video above is said to show some “people with SMA (spinal muscular atrophy) playing Virtual Reality … Continue reading

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Lifeline Access | Philips Lifeline ®

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech Lifeline Access for individuals with limited mobility or physical challenges   These devices are offered as an alternative to the Personal Help Button. They can be used to answer incoming calls when you activate Lifeline’s remote answering feature and … Continue reading

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Tecla | Access technology hands-free

http://www.ispeech.org WHO IS TECLA FOR? Tecla is for anyone who can’t easily use a smartphone, tablet or computer. This includes those with limited upper-body mobility resulting from spinal cord injuries, multiple sclerosis, ALS, muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, brain injuries, or … Continue reading

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ShoutBox | Switch Access for Video Gaming 

http://www.ispeech.org The Shout Box pictured above was a tie up between OneSwitch and the very talented Jason Hotchkiss of 1D Pong fame. It allows a person to make any sound (down to a gentle puff of breath) to act as switch … Continue reading

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DIYAbility |

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech Electronics, programming and fabrication tools are becoming more accessible everyday. We believe people with & without disabilities can make their world with technology, creativity and collaboration. The goal of DIYAbility is to create a community for people who believe … Continue reading

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Switch Access  in Android 5.0 Lollipop 

http://www.ispeech.org An overview of the new switch access feature introduced in Android 5.0 Lollipop. This feature provides access to the touch screen for people who have physical and/or cognitive limitations that make using a touchscreen difficult. For general information on … Continue reading

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Autonome | Environmental Controls Units

http://www.ispeech.orgautonoME Residential – ASI has been developing and installing environmental controls units (ECU) for over 20 years. Residential, hospital, long term care, home units. Source: autonoME Residential – ASI – Accessibility Services autonome environmental control ECU assistive technology

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TAPS | DrumPants Fabric Trigger

uk text to speech   A DrumPants fabric trigger is placed on the survivor’s body or wheelchair in a designated location. With a minimal touch, the trigger will activate an app on their device to voice a customizable statement or … Continue reading

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Apple Watch as a switch to access an iPhone

http://www.ispeech.org Right after we released the first AAC app for Apple Watch, Proloquo4Text, we now release the first Apple Watch app that allows users with fine motor challenges to use the Apple Watch as a switch to access an iPhone: … Continue reading

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Flic: The Wireless Smart Button | Indiegogo

Text to Speech Demo Flic is a simple and stylish wireless button that lets you create a shortcut to your favorite actions so that you don’t have to touch your phone. Source: Flic: The Wireless Smart Button | Indiegogo

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