In this weeks Spotlight CBT features Mr. Gilles Pepin, the CEO of HumanWare. With more than 25 years experience, Mr. Pepin has built a solid worldwide reputation in the field of assistive technology and in the arena of visual impairment.
Be My Eyes just announced the newest feature in the Be My Eyes app: Specialized Help – a better way to connect with businesses and organizations when you need assistance with their products or services.
The Alexa app allows you to change the ‘wake word’ from Alexa to one of three alternatives. Here’s how you can change Alexa’s name to Amazon, Echo or Computer.
With Echo Connect and a compatible Echo device, you can ask Alexa to call anyone using your home phone service—all you have to do is ask. Because Echo Connect uses your home phone number, either landline or VoIP, friends and family recognize the call. Answer your home phone on your Echo from across the room, so you can easily talk to anyone hands-free when you’re busy making dinner or away from the phone.
For someone who is blind or visually impaired, using a phone can present some challenges. Thankfully there are ways to dial a phone call without your sight, and even laws to ensure those with disabilities get equal access to telecommunications services.
Google Assistant can control some aspects of your phone by voice alone. The trick, like in setting your phone’s maximum or minimum brightness, is knowing the right thing to say.
LG announced Monday it will bring artificial intelligence to its smartphone lineup in 2018, starting with this year’s version of the LG V30.
AirPods are designed to work with an iPhone with Apple’s proprietary features, but in my opinion they are also the best bluetooth earbuds for my Pixel XL phone. They fit well in my ears and sound better than my previous bluetooth earbuds, and come with a tiny charging case.
Whether you’ve got Play:1, Play:3 or Play:5 speakers, we will show you how to install a Sonos system. The Sonos app has been accessible for blind and low vision users for as far as I can remember with great support if needed. When you’re setting up a speaker for the first time, these are the steps you’ll need to take.