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10 Insanely Great iPad Apps We Can’t Wait to Use « AccessTech News
[Video] 2007 Faculty Development Award Winner: Access E-Learning – Georgia Tech tutorial on many aspects of accessibility.
A Brief Guide to WordPress and Web Accessibility
ABBYY Invites iPhone Users to Try Its Business Card Reader for Free
Accessible World Tek Talk Presents Make It Work, Computer Consultants March 29, 2010 by Mr. Daniel Kevorkian – general computer discussion
Accessibility tips for the casual coder – hope: Nerdy PSA – Why you should use em and strong tags for italics and bold.
ai squared – making accessibility simple – ZoomText, Victor reader Stream, Pebble, SenseView Duo and more.
Ajax Accessibility and ARIA – Ajaxian
Apple iPad Helps Businesses Meet Needs of Disabled Employees – Yahoo! News
Bank of America Installs Talking ATMs by Bank Systems & Technology
Best Buy Adds Tactile Keypads to Improve Checkout Experience for Customers with Visual Impairments – USA story.
Blind Bargains to Begin Charging for Access on April 15
Blind-friendly ipad – Latest Technology News
Browser Zoom Comparison | AlastairC – several ways of changing the size of things on screen in several browsers.
Choosing To Use A Cane – Fred’s Head
Cinemas apply for exemption to the Disability Discrimination Act of 1992 « AccessTech News – cinemas in Australia are asking for a delay in the demand for audio description and captioning.
Contributor Robert Kingette – Accessible PDF with WebbIE – Matilda Ziegler Magazine for the Blind – first-hand experience of Accessible PDF from webbie.org.uk, which on the whole is very good.
Council on e-accessibility « Sköne Oke – standards are inconsistent across ~European countries.
Costa Rica Zip line Tour at Turu Ba Ri park is almost for any body | Costa Rica Turubari Park – Canopy Tours – elderly blind woman enjoys the tour.
Digital Talking Book Internet Service Delivers One Millionth Download « AccessTech News this is the NLS BARD Service in the USA.
eBooks page on the RNIB web site. On the same subject, you may like to visit
The tale of the accessible eBook – BBC Ouch!
eClipseWriter Student-Teacher – talking word processor with adjustable fonts and "Save as DAISY" facility.
FAE: Run FAE – functional accessibility evaluation. Enter a web address for an assessment of the page’s accessibility.
Free AVG Rescue CD Helps Get Unbootable PCs Working
Freedom Scientific Lease-to-Own Petition – sign the petition if you agree that FS should let people pay by instalments instead of needing the whole purchase price of JAWS up-front.
GNOME 2.30 released – with excellent accessibility support – Peter Korn’s Weblog
Google funds new research to help blind web surfers | Bioscience Technology Online – work at Manchester University to be supported by a £50,000 grant from Google.
Google Services Optimized for iPad: Gmail, YouTube, Maps and More « AccessTech News
GrabText – the idea is to take a picture of the whole screen and pick out the text from it using OCR
[GSoC Proposal] N900 as an Accessibility device – maemo.org – Talk
How Perceptual Blindness Works – Simple test shows how Humans (yes, even you) sometimes completely miss things that are in plain sight – Try the test – The Blogs at HowStuffWorks – Mozilla Firefox – even if you have some sight, you can miss something that’s right in front of your face. Here’s why.
How to Use Bump Dots to Maximize Accessibility – Fred’s Head – raised dots have uses on keyboards, ATMs and keypads. there are other uses for them in your life.
iPhone HD or iPhone 4G release? – rumours, no doubt carefully orchestrated by Apple, of the new iPhone release in the summer of 2010.
Is it possible to develop an accessible dynamic menu? – AccessIT
Issues in improving accessibility « H809 Learnings by SkillKick – some of the barriers.
IVONA Text-To-Speech Makes Mobile Applications More Accessible – free trial and book available on the site.
Juicy Studio: Image Analyser – This service examines all images found on a web page to check for any accessibility issues. The width, height, alt, and longdesc attributes are examined for appropriate values.
Kit support scent – Kit Cosmetics want to support Guide Dogs Australia. They have even sent scented Braille letters to blind people making them aware of their support and their product.
Support Scent Video Commercial
KPR – Koester Performance Research – ‘ …enhances the usability and accessibility of information and assistive technologies through research, development, and education. We research the “fit” between users and their technology. We develop software to assess user needs and to enhance computer interfaces. We also consult on usability and research desig’.
Learning the way – Donna Jodhan – how are you going to find your way about when you can’t see landmarks?
LookTell, Mobile Applications For The Blind – Technology Blog – mobile application for object recognition.
[Video] LookTel demo shows how Looktel system recognises objects, including food cans, newspaper items, shop signs, currency notes (at least, American currency notes).
Link Roundup including CSUN – March 2010 – Web Axe – Practical Web Design Accessibility Tips – Podcast and Blog
Mouse by Keyboard « AccessTech News – Mac tip
Mozilla Thunderbird 3.0.4 Final « AccessTech News
Mozilla Thunderbird, Portable Edition 3.0.4 Released « AccessTech News
Multiple form labels and screen readers | 456 Berea Street – using an extra label to carry text for users to read seems like a good idea until you try it with a screen reader…..
New Design Opens Door To Full Screen Displays For The Blind – page display rather than line-by-line.
News Bytes – latest on Linux.
Nuance Announces TALKS 5.0 for Touchscreen Phones | Business Wire
Nuance Talks web site.
Nuance announces T9 Trace « AccessTech News – it’s not clear whether Nuance Talks will support this text entry system.
OverDrive Announces New Program for Visually Impaired Readers « ResourceShelf – download up to 20 ebooks per month.
Podcast: 30 Mar 2010 Software Walk-Through Resco News S60 – Blind Mind News – Unrestricted Access – RSS reader for symbian 3rd and 5th generation phones.
ReadPal -Free download to read faster with no stress or glare. – read documents in easy formats.
Set default zoom level in Safari using a CSS file – Mac OS X Hints
Sharp’s New 3D Touch Displays Eliminate Need for Glasses | Blog | ZiggyTek
Software @ ColorJack – products include a free Sketchpad program, Color Galaxy for color visualization and Color Sphere, which lets you choose color schemes, including colorblind simulators.
Sources of Research Articles on Cognitive Web Accessibility « Clear Helper
[Audio] The very first look at a touch screen phone with Talks 5. | Listen and Learn Recordings
The Web Isn’t for Everyone … Yet but lessons here try to help web authors make the most of it.
Turn Your iPhone or iPad Into an External Multitouch Monitor for Your Mac [IPad Apps] « AccessTech News
Virtual Ability, Inc. – offers techniques and training to enable disabled people to enjoy virtual worlds, such as Second Life.
VisionZone Initiates Eye Heath Awareness and Low Vision Community Connectivity -online arm of Optelec promises education on eye health and support for visually impaired people and their allies across the USA.
What to do with a Guide Dog when entering a Mosque? – www.TurnToIslam.com
Whenever you use :hover, also use :focus | 456 Berea Street – applying :focus to the CSS state of links.
WinPenPack Gathers Hundreds of Portable Apps in One Package [Downloads] « AccessTech News
YouTube accessible interface alternative now available « AccessTech News
Accessible Interface to YouTube