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June 21, 2018 How-to: Use Siri as a Hands-Free Calculator

Right now on the iOS app store there are countless talking calculators available for purchase and even some for free. We’ve looked at Talking Calculator in the past, and it does a great job of calculating complex formulas hands-free with full VoiceOver support. For users who are blind, have low-vision, or have learning disabilities that make it difficult to visually process numbers, talking calculators can help level the playing field by giving users the ability to engage in math problems independently.

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June 7, 2018 KNFB Reader

There’s an app on the market right now that’s changing how blind, low-vision, dyslexic, and other print-disabled users are able to interact with text.

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May 31, 2018 Beeline Reader: Reading Made Easier

Most of us have experienced eye strain and discomfort as a result of reading text on a computer screen. Now, imagine how much that discomfort would be magnified for an AT user who struggles with reading comprehension or vision.

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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.

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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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