Join Jessica for an exclusive Spotlight interview with Chad Udell, Managing Director, and Steve Richey, lead director at Float, makers of Cydalion. Cydalion is a revolutionary new app based on the Tango platform for Android which allows blind and visually impaired users to navigate indoor spaces using augmented audio technology. You won’t want to miss this exciting episode. To find out more, follow @gowithfloat on twitter or check out their website
Satya Nadella unveiled Microsoft Teams today, just one week after Microsoft announced a new lineup of Surface devices and the new Creators Update version of Windows which will arrive next Spring. Microsoft Teams works on PC’s, Mac OS, Android, and iOS. It creates a team workspace where all your conversations, content tools, and contacts are available in one place. Microsoft Teams provides built in access to SharePoint, OneDrive, OneNote, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Skype for business. Microsoft assures us that Teams is secure and accessible. To find out more, visit Microsoft’s product page for Microsoft Teams.
Under the Help America Vote Act of 2002, blind and visually impaired people have the right to vote independently. The National Federation of the Blind has put together a comprehensive guide to help you know your rights. You can access it here.
The NFB has also set up a hotline for anyone who encounters problems voting. The number is: 877-632-1940.
Spend a day with a member of the CBT Team as we review our first GPS app from APH. Hugo takes Nearby Explorer to work, a coffee shop, a restaurant and then back home for a walk around his neighborhood.
Apple now has a website for anyone who wants to know about accessibility features on any Apple device. Do you need to know more about Switch Control, Live Listen, Speak Screen, VoiceOver, audio description, or display settings? No matter which Apple device you are using, this is the one stop place for all your accessibility inquiries. Click here to visit Apple’s new accessibility webpage.
We’re always excited to see good quality audio games, particularly ones with high bars in sound and game play hit the market. One fault many games suffer from is replay-ability – can I still do cool post-game action and have things feel more random in the story after I’m done? Or have I just wasted $39 of my money for a week’s worth of distractions, anticipation, and nervous fits over not being able to complete my game?
Tune in Nov. 2, 2016 at 11 a.m. ET to hear from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Office CVP Kirk Koenigsbauer and special guests to learn more.
In this episode of the REAPER series, Alex shows you how to switch and combine takes in an audio track to make one cohesive track. We listen to some seriously underwhelming takes, and some really cool and intricate ones.
Takes are sections of audio that are recorded, most likely multiple times and are able to be combined to make a “perfect” section of music.
In this episode, James Oates reviews the new Amazon Echo Dot (2nd Generation). He describes the configuration, and tells the lay-out of the physical buttons, and what they do. If you need help setting up your new Echo device, listen to this podcast from Leonid Prazdnik of Cool Blind Tech. James then talks about Amazon’s new unlimited music subscription which rivals the other major music subscription services already available. He demonstrates how well the Echo works with Amazon’s music subscription.
In this brief episode, James Oates shows us the new voicemail transcription feature in iOS 10. He explains how to find and read the transcription and how to submit feedback to Apple so that the service can improve over time.