(thanks Howard) I like the idea of presenting visual information to a contact lens. But you know…. It would put a whole new spin on texting while driving…(link).
DIY e-tran boards which can be downloaded, customized and used for free (link)!
(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)
Disability Scoop reports that Apple is filing a patent for remote access to the iPad. Finally a solution for remote selection and manipulation? (link)
GoogleLabs has introduced a web-based, multilingual autocomplete/word predictor. Looks like it has the ability to be integrated into a variety of applications. Lets go programmers!!(link).
(thanks John) Ok you developers, get busy! SparkFun and Google introduce a breakout box for Android promising a variety of ways to access the innards of our smart phones and tablets! (link).
A bit far future, but it looks like some progress being made on creating disposable epaper displays. Throw away language boards? Engadget.
Back from my conferences ready to report! Although I saw alot of great new stuff from our stable of mainstream manufactures, one technology from a startup caught my eye: The TalkToMe100 from SydSpeak is a $59 digitized speech communication board by Sydney and Adam Birr. It consists of 100 words spoken in a child’s voice. […]
New advances in gesture recognition (link)
Another entry into the tablet market. Watch out iPad! (link)