In this week’s VIP, Nelson and James are back talking about the top stories from the world of assistive tech and give you their Cool Picks.
Say Goodbye to Groove Music and Hello to Spotify
Be My Eyes is Now Available for Android
You Can Now Change Your Google Assistant in to a Male
Amazon Echo Can Now Call Canada, US and Mexico for Free
More Accessibility Features Come To Forza Motorsport 7
Pornhub Gives Blind and Visually Impaired Users More Accessibility
Google announced the new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL; a camera called Google Clips; Google Home Mini and Max; a Pixelbook and a new Google Daydream.
The Sonos system has been accessible for blind and low vision users for the past few years and now they have unveiled a new ‘Sonos One’ smart speaker that is capable of supporting multiple voice services.
According to the National Federation of the Blind (NFB), just 1% of the blind population is born without sight; the vast majority of the estimated 10 million Americans who are blind or visually impaired lost their vision later in life. In 1987, Andrew Chepaitis’s grandmother became part of that statistic: She started to lose her vision due to macular degeneration. It was this experience that would lead Chepaitis, 13 years later, to found ELIA Life Technology, a company that wants to mass-produce an easy-to-learn tactile reading system based on the Roman alphabet.
Google Pixel Buds are designed for high-quality audio and fit comfortably in your ear.
When you purchase a Pixel 2, you’ll get a promo code for a Mini.