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The OrCam MyEye 2.0

Spotlight on AT: OrCam MyEye 2.0

April 18, 2018

The OrCam MyEye 2.0 is designed for blind and partially sighted users, using a lightweight smart camera that reads text aloud and recognizes faces, products, and money.

Screenshot of Flick app

Flick: The Easy Sharing App

April 11, 2018

Sharing digital content across platforms is often a tedious task. Enter Flick, a new sharing app designed to be simple and accessible for everyone, regardless of what device they use.

Claro logo

New Improvements in ClaroRead for PC

March 29, 2018

ClaroRead is an advanced text-to-speech/writing/OCR program for PC that helps users read, write, and study with confidence. Let’s take a look at the improvements in the newest version of ClaroRead.

Acadia University's custom LipSync shells

First Annual Acadia Buildathon

March 22, 2018

We sit down with Courtney Cameron, a Halifax-based Assistive Technology Specialist with the Neil Squire Society, and get the inside scoop on Acadia University’s first annual buildathon featuring the LipSync device.

Google Home

Home Assistants as Assistive Technology

February 20, 2018

Home assistant devices are created with universal design in mind, making them highly accessible and easy to use. This article breaks down how Amazon Echo and Google Home stack up against each other in their ability to work as assistive technology.

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