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Hey guys, Today marks the 29th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  This landmark civil rights legislation prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in the public arena.   It’s been a busy and important week so far, but I wanted to bring you some exciting information on Apple’s continuation and further development of accessibility […]

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This week, it’s the products that take front seat. Smart eyeglasses, exosuits, cloud-based software and more. Assistive technology is in the fabric of who we are and what we do! AT in the news for the week of January 30 thru February 3. New Exosuit Fabric Could Boost Mobility in People with Disabilities Personal Cargo […]

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From the rehab facility to the office, accessibility and innovation go hand-in-hand. AT in the news for the week of 1/23 thru 1/27. Engineers develop ‘smart glasses’ that automatically focus on what wearer sees Samsung’s #SeeColors App Helps Colourblind People Adjust Their TV Correctly Glassouse lets users control a mouse cursor with their eyes — […]

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Advancement stems from adversity. Let the links below, and the articles we share every day, be a constant reminder that there will always be progress, hope, and do-gooders, no matter the adversities we face, personally and collectively. AT in the news for the week of 1/16 thru 1/20.    Emerging Technologies Will Achieve Employment Equity for People with Disabilities Make […]

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It’s Friday the 13th, and these news articles are scary incredible! Bionic eyes, computers that understand us, and much, much more…AT in the news for the week of 1/9/17 – 1/13/17. Computers have got much better at translation, voice recognition and speech synthesis, says Lane Greene. But they still don’t understand the meaning of language Introducing […]

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Twas’ a tough choice to narrow down this week’s most thrilling AT news, but I think this is a pretty good representation of the best. Which story do you like best? The Hawkeye Is The Adhesive, Eye-Tracking Phone The Internet Asked For Aira uses smart glasses to help blind people navigate the world First real-life […]

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