Technology News

Person using a tablet with stylus

May 24, 2018 The Live Scribe PDF

Digital pens are advanced compact pieces of assistive technology that perform a wide variety of functions from scanning, to converting written text into digital, to acting like a mouse. In today’s e-bulletin, we’re going to look at a recent development in Smart Pen technology: the Live Scribe PDF.

National AccessAbility Week poster

May 24, 2018 LipSync Update: National AccessAbility Week

May 27th – June 2nd is National AccessAbility Week, a time to promote inclusion and accessibility and to celebrate the contributions of Canadians with disabilities. We have three big events coming up with TELUS, Microsoft, and Moncton High School.

Word Q Typing Support Program

May 19, 2018 Assistive Technology Toolkit

We have begun assembling our new Assistive Technology toolkit which will empower people with disabilities in Regina, SK, thanks to funding from the FCC Regina Spirit Fund.

Chad Leaman, Director of Innovation, pointing at a Maker Faire sign

May 17, 2018 LipSync Update: Golden State Week

Harry, our Manager of Research and Development, and Jake, our Mechanical Engineer, are coming down to sunny California to attend the San Francisco Maker Faire and host the Laser Cutting Keyguards workshop.

a man taking notes on a laptop

May 17, 2018 Sonocent Audio Note-Taker

Taking notes manually can be a frustrating and imperfect process. It’s often difficult to keep up with the speaker, and most serious note-taking sessions result in cramped hands and hastily-written, hard to read notes.

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