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Monthly Archive for August, 2019

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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Hey guys, what a fun two weeks we have had at MD TAP — this week I had the pleasure of installing a really affordable smart garage door opening system by Chamberlain.  My need for a new open system came about earlier this week when my old (circa 2006) unit  literally went ‘BANG!’  Anyway, after […]

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Today, I am going to be highlighting a new cell phone from Raz Mobility.  Based on my brief hands-on demo, information from their website and my reading so far I am pretty impressed.  It is an accessible ‘basic’ cell phone (the non-smart variety) designed for individuals with various disabling conditions including: blindness, low vision, dexterity […]

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