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Coming up at CSUN – NFB – preview of some things to expect from this year’s CSUN in San Diego, Calif. You can also listen to
Podcast #79: CSUN 2010 Preview – Web Axe – Practical Web Design Accessibility Tips
Download – Web Accessibility Inspector : FUJITSU – free software for evaluating web sites.
Get A Free Chapter of My Assistive Tech Book – author Suzanne Robitaille offers a chapter of her book, " The Illustrated Guide to Assistive Technology and Devices"
Keyboard Helpers – using keyboard shortcuts, if you don’t already.
Lighthouse International – Vision Simulator – get an idea of what visually impaired people see.
Microsoft Showcases Assistive Technology for Seniors – BusinessWeek – Microsoft and the City of New York collaborate to provide services to housbound seniors.
NLS DTBM Firmware – updating your NLS player – why and how.
NoSquint: Firefox Extension – override the fonts, colours and zoom levls on web sites.
Opera: Tutorial – Use Opera without a mouse – well, you already have to use it without a screen reader, so why not?
Question Time: Accessibility – here, you’re invited to leave your comments about what accessibility means to you.
Quillsoft – WordQ writing software and SpeakQ speech recognition – help with writing includes predictive text and speech feedback.
Radiator Develops Tabasco eCommerce Management System to Spice up Client Website Performance – sites built with this Scottish company’s Tabasco system are claimed to be accessible and cross-browser compatible.
Scanners to help blind in kitchen – Swiss Union for the Blind will be selling a speaking barcode reader that can identify 50,000 items. There are other barcode readers available.
Skype Talking « Mystic Place Blog and Podcast – this is a speech program that can work alongside your screen reader to monitor all those status changes and chats that the screen reader finds hard to follow.
Skype Talking Web Site
Teenager Creates Search Engine Defined By Font Size Capabilities « EyeInfo’s Blog – Germantown, MD, teenager Sunmee Huh launched a search engine,
Good50, ideal for seniors and young children.
Washington Assistive Technology Act Program for Washington State residents of all ages.
ABBYY Announces Business Card Reading Application for the iPhone – StreetInsider.com – an application that reads business cards into the iPhone’s address book.
Accessible Electronics Relaunches Website – Blind Bargains: – this company sells mp3 players made accessible with Rockbox.
Accessible Electronics web site.
Accessible Media Project – try the player download.
Access Keys -Accessibility Assessments – this, confusingly is not about the access keys used on sites – it’s the proper name of an award scheme for accessible sites.
Buttercup Player – the online digital talking book player, currently in an early demo version.
CT for Everyone includes Accessibility! « As Your World Changes – better training and commitment to accessibility at an organisational level could reduce accessibility flaws.
Free High Quality Audio Books at AudioOwl – Fred’s Head from APH, read by human beings.
Game companies blind to the consumer. Enter the lawsuit. – Civilization Fanatics’ Forums – a blind gamer has gone beyond writing polite requests for more accessibility – he’s issued a lawsuit.
Google Builds iPhone Control for Blind – Noeman GSM – concept is that you can get a keypad to appear anywhere at the user’s request. This may not ever be available on the iPhone, of course.
Google Chrome 4.0 For Windows Adds Extensions and Bookmark Sync – - but among the 15,000 new features, they haven’t bothered with accessibility – again!
Google Reader Lets You Subscribe to Any Page on the Web « AccessTech News – even pages without an RSS feed.
Google Voice Web App Circumvents Apple’s Blockade | Epicenter | Wired.com – you can get to it via a web page.
Guess This Gadget Tuesday: a Most Moribund Contraption | Blog | ZiggyTek – just for fun, a weekly competition.
My guide – audio guides to the Louvre in Paris. You can get a foretaste of the commentary on offer so long as you can find the rather awkward Flash controls. English and Fench versions.
New standards for Section 508 compliance are coming – Federal News Radio 1500 AM – audio interview available on the page.
New transport law to protect disabled passengers in NI – treating disabled passengers less favourably than non-disabled will be illegal in Northern Ireland.
Putting Speech to Work :: Chapter 9. The Mac OS X Speech Framework :: Mac OS X for Java Geeks :: Mac OS :: eTutorials.org – using the speech API for Mac programmers.
Readable – can present web pages in a choice of visual formats.
SMIL – EduTech Wiki – SMIL is Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language, used to mark up multimedia presentations.
Speech enable your personal website or blog – ReadSpeaker – there is a free version, supported by advertising.
Using Accesskeys – Is it worth it? – WATS.ca – web accessibility technical services – no, this article argues, because they just might conflict with some keystroke in an assistive program.
Utter Command – This addon for Dragon Naturally Speaking makes speech fly! – and it costs a mere $300.
Go to Redstart Systems for more info
What improvements to accessibility are offered by HTML5? – Stack Overflow – forum discussion.
When the right hand doesn’t listen to the left. | Joe Dolson Accessible Web Design – even those who preach good web standards don’t always comply!
Why Won’t My Bank Install Talking ATMs? « Astrid’s Journal – yes, why won’t they? Now that my bank is almost wholly publicly owned, we should demand that they cater for ALL their customers.