Archive for the ‘Listening’ Category

Aipoly – Vision Through Artificial Intelligence

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

[embed][/embed] We help the blind and visually impaired quickly identify objects using affordable, cutting-edge technology. Source: Aipoly - Vision Through Artificial Intelligence

Want a Lanyard for iPhone 3/4?

Saturday, August 27th, 2016

[caption id="attachment_30303" align="alignright" width="169"] Danglet securely clips into the dock connector port on the bottom of yout iPod or iPhone and gives you a handy way to connect a wrist or neck strap.[/caption] With the advent of the iPhone 5 and the "Lightning" connector, the Danglet style lanyard which clips in ...

App for deaf people to ‘hear’ group conversations

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Smart, very smart use of technology to enhance lives. Researchers have developed the first mobile app to make group conversations possible between deaf people and their hearing peers. The Transcense app “listens” and interprets conversations, providing real-time captioning on mobile devices. Indiegogo campaign : Transcence website : via [New app lets deaf people ‘hear’ ...

Ribbit wireless handset, speaker and dock for mobile phone

Monday, November 11th, 2013

The Ribbit is a wireless handset, speaker and charging dock for your mobile devices. Use the classic receiver to make calls while your smartphone or tablet is charging. The Ribbit has volume control and a noise reduction system to ensure crisp, polished sound. A rechargeable battery provides around 6 hours of continuous ...

Winston iOS app Reads Aloud

Sunday, July 14th, 2013

Winston iOS Winston is an iOS app that can read aloud the latest updates from your selected news topics and Facebook / Twitter. Download Winston For iOS Via: Addictive Tips

Captioning Telephone

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

This  Captioning Telephone allows you to “see” the phone calls you cannot hear. It comes with a large display screen and has free voice-to-caption service to produce the text for the captions. No special equipment is required to make it work*, though a high speed Internet connection is required. One good feature is the ...

Acoustibuds Earphone Adapters

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="263" caption="Acoustibuds"][/caption] I have trouble with earbuds falling out and this is problematic for me as I can't put them back in myself. Seeing a lot of my listening is done wile traveling in the back of my van, it becomes a bigger problem and annoyance. My solution ...

iMainGo iPod Speakers for AAC

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

A recent comment discussing uses of the iPodTouch/iPhone as a Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) device brought to light this little accessory for iPods that could enable output of sound while maintaining the small, light portability. [iMainGo iPod Speakers for AAC]

Voice Activated iPod Controller

Saturday, April 11th, 2009

I once had one of these 'fat nano' ipods. Had to sell it as I couldn't use it due to the touch nature of the ipod control wheel. Now if I'd had one of these devices that controls the basic functions of the ipod by voice I would've been set. [Voice Activated ...

Phone designed for the Blind shows importance of feedback

Monday, October 20th, 2008

SENS concept phone. by Japanese designer, Takumi Yoshida I've written previously about the importance of the correct type of feedback for input, especially when one or more of your senses fail you. This SENS phone uses a combination of tactile sensors and audio feedback to the user. When a person key is pressed ...

Emporia Life Phone info sought

Tuesday, August 28th, 2007

Back here I wrote about the Emporia Life Phone. The other day I got an email asking me about where to get one in Australia, which it appears you can't. Can anyone help shelly? Are you listening Emporia? shelly wrote: EMPORIA PHONE These are not available in Australia at present and nobody I have spoken ...

More simple cell phones for life

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2007

emporia have a great statement on their site which states: What is simple will be understood. What is understood generates relevance. I came across these phones made by emporia via Popgadget blog. They reminded me of my observations made in an earlier post where I see that simpler interfaces for devices that hide ...