This week Joel is joined by Leo and Nelson to discuss the latest happenings in Accessible Tech. The Cool Blind Tech team has some great fun discussing the news and how to keep cool in this summer heat. Make sure to download this latest episode or press play to listen along!
Discussed in this week’s show is a great app for iOS that has the potential to change how the blind enjoy the movie-going experience. You can find out more by reading this article or download the app to show your support.
Topics This Week Include the Following:
Haptic feedback is all the rage right now in many fields. But, can it help the blind tackle a sound wave problem in the field of audio engineering? Listen in to see what the team thinks about this new prototype.
Summer may be a time for many to enjoy the beach, travel to new places or simply relax at the movies. But, for many young adults it’s a time to acquire new skills and prepare for the future! Find out how as the team wishes they had these opportunities.
Think you can change how the blind use the internet with your coding skills? The team admires one such person who did and debate the pros and cons of companies being responsible for accessibility.
Cool Picks This Week Include:
Leo is hoping to use his Amazon Echo to inform him of the purchases he plans to make on Prime Day. This new skill will make a sound notification and will respond when you ask “Alexa, what did I miss?”
Nelson tells us about the latest acquisition to his audio equipment collection. All three team members give it there seal of approval for sound and features.
Joel tries out an old sound card on Windows 10 and is surprised to see that windows recognized it and set it up with no problems. The team encourages everyone to upgrade to the latest version of windows and provides some great reasons on why you should.