The Port of Seattle is launching a new pilot program to help people who are blind and low vision access a new assistive technology to safely and independently use Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Partnering with Aira, Sea-Tac will be the first airport on the west coast and among the first airports in the nation to join the Aira Airport Network, and use this wearable smart glasses technology.
A junior at Beaverton’s Westview High School is turning heads and winning awards for an app she developed while interning at Portland State University.
Connecthings, an urban tech company, just launched a pilot program in Austin, Texas to deliver real time Capital Metro bus schedule and service alert information to riders who are blind or visually impaired.
Microsoft’s Research group is at it again, showing off a bunch of new controllers for augmented and virtual reality. They’re strictly experimental for now, but show a lot of potential for making AR and VR more fun and inclusive.
A blind woodworker’s YouTube channel is drawing attention from the internet due to his stunning creations.
When you reach a certain age, emergencies can happen fast. So, you might want to consider installing a remote monitoring system.
Wondering how to change your signature to something a little more custom and personal than “Sent from my iPhone?” It’s easy to do and can save you a lot of time when writing emails on your phone or tablet.
You can now ask your digital assistant to place a call for you, for free? A new software upgrade just rolled out to Google Home users in the UK.
Amazon has updated its Alexa personal assistant with a new Follow-Up Mode that can handle back-to-back requests without requiring users to repeat the wake word, with Follow-Up Mode, Alexa will listen for 5 seconds after she’s done responding to you to see if you have anything else to ask. The blue ring on your Alexa device of choice will light up during these 5 seconds to indicate that she’s listening. If you have anything else to ask her, you can just ask it without needing to say her name first. If you don’t, she’ll just go back to sleep automatically without saying anything else.