After yesterday’s iPhone presentation I went on Apples website trying to find out what iOS5’s accessibility options will be. This is what I found (see above). Particularly interesting is Apple’s statement that “iOS 5 works with specialized hardware accessories”. What will this mean to the AAC at AT communities? joysticks and other tracking devices that […]
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(from Disability Scoop) Apple appears to be taking steps to make its popular tablet and smartphone devices more user-friendly for people with disabilities who are unable to use touch screens. (link)
Ben Slotznick and his mateys at Point-and-Read (link) has come out with a swashbuckling new product: “Arr! So yer mateys be talkin’ at ye all pirate like, an’ ye want t’ join th’ parley. Or perchance … ye just mean to fire off a rapid string o’ piratical broadsides. Well, me bucko, ye come to […]
Researchers at Microsoft and Washington University are experimenting with using the electrical fields generated by the human body to control technology. I always knew my aura had some mojo! (link)
Disability Scoop reports that Apple is filing a patent for remote access to the iPad. Finally a solution for remote selection and manipulation? (link)
Futurity.org – Cause of Lou Gehrig’s disease found.
So this is what it takes to make a kindle accessable? Kudos to the engineer, thumbs down to Amazon (link)
Bluetooth keyboard mod resurrects Morse code, offers a helping click to disabled (video) — Engadget.
What can’t I do with my ipad? (link).
Is this the answer to iPad access? If one could access these buttons via bluetooth…(link).