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Hi guys, I hope this post finds you all well!  This week’s post is a pretty exciting one – a great opportunity for university and community college professors involved in the field of accessibility, universal design and digital access.  Please check out the information below to learn more about this fantastic opportunity from the National […]

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Super Fly Kicks!

Hi guys, What a great week we have had at MDTAP!  We are gearing up for our upcoming open house event on 9/11 at our office on Argonne Dr in Baltimore.  It will be a great chance to meet the MDTAP team, tour our AT library, check out some cool new technology, play some video […]

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Wow, what a fantastic week at MDTAP!! Well, I have been thinking a lot about accessible gaming and gaming generally this past week. Today, I wanted to highlight a fantastic charitable organization not too far from Maryland, the organization goes by the name of ‘Able Gamers.’  This charity happens to be the largest and most […]

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Hearing Health in iOS 13 In case you haven’t heard, iOS 13 will include an updated health app with a new “hearing health’ section. Hearing Health will have an option for “Dose” which detects harmful noise doses and the status of hearing aid battery life. And another nifty feature of Dose will include a headphone […]

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Hi guys, what can I say, these past 10-12 months have been so crazy in the accessible gaming world.  We now have so many awesome, affordable, attainable and accessible gaming peripherals.  This week, the Tobii Eye Tracker 4C arrived at our AT library — much to my delight.  I did a quick un-boxing and I […]

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Google’s on a roll with some great new apps for the deaf & hard of hearing!!   Live Transcribe – Developed by Google, this app transcribes in-person speech using Google’s speech-to-text engine. It also identifies sounds such as clapping, a doorbell, etc.   Sound Amplifier – Used with earbuds, this app amplifies the sound around the user. […]

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