Archive for the ‘Input’ Category

Much awaited new Accessibility feature – iOS 7 Switch Control

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

From the AblenetInc youtube page comes some info on Switch Control in iOS7 "iOS 7 includes a powerful new accessibility feature, Switch Control. For users with significant physical disabilities, Switch Control is a much needed feature that provides access to almost every feature in iOS 7 through the use of one ...

Leapmotion Gestures for accessibility

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

[wp_youtube]GoytMqwygZ0[/wp_youtube] Christian Heilmann has a neat article and video about using the Leap motion for accessibility gestures. In essence, this means: Swiping your finger right will scroll the page down, left will scroll up. The speed of the swipe defines the amount of pixels scrolled Making a clockwise circular gesture will jump to the ...

Wheelchair hack for foot control

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

Alejandro who was born with Spinal Muscular Atrophy which limits his ability to move. Rather than wait five years for a powered wheelchair, his father [Shea] took it upon himself to hack a wheelchair his son could control. He used a second hand adult-sized motorized wheelchair on eBay and the sensors from a digital ...

A headset that reads your brainwaves

Saturday, August 3rd, 2013

Tan Le's astonishing new computer interface reads its user's brainwaves, making it possible to control virtual objects, and even physical electronics, with mere thoughts. Demo from TED [wp_youtube]fVhggGSjXVg?t=6s[/wp_youtube] A myriad of uses for input control.  

Touch and Eye-Tracking in Ultrabook Prototype

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

 Tobii-Synaptics Windows 8 prototype From an interesting article on Wired: "... even with touch as an input option, accessibility remains an issue for people with limited mobility, or those who suffer from long-term repetitive stress injuries. A prototype ultrabook from Tobii and Synaptics shows what the solution to those problems looks like: a ...

Head-gesture control in iOS7 accessibility options

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

iOS7 introduces  head gesture control as part of Apple's accessibility tools. It cycles automatically through every on-screen icon, just like a scanning on-screen keyboard, with the user selecting options by moving their head. The 'Switch control' feature, lets you set left or right head movements to trigger Siri, the notification center, control volume, ...

Azio Large Print LED Keyboard

Saturday, July 6th, 2013

Azio Large Print LED Keyboard Print on keys is 2x the size of standard keys reducing eyestrain Backlit keys are ideal for low light 3 backlit colours Shortcut keys http://www.aziocorp.com/product/keyboards/wiredkbmain/kb505u.htm

Lifekludger Responds – Stylus choice

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

  Via Email - On 10 May 2013 15:58, MS writes: Hi! Just came across your blog while doing some research for a stylus for my 8 year old. He has severe cerebral palsy, but is just starting to use a mouth stylus to access the ipad. I was thinking that maybe a ...

Samsung brain-controlled tablet

Sunday, April 28th, 2013

Samsung+shows+off+brain-controlled+tablet [via link] -- fplk

X-Mouse Button Control Utility

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

X-Mouse Button Control is a Windows application to remap your mouse buttons and expand the capabilities of your mouse! Via: highrez

No. 2 Stylus Pencil

Sunday, February 24th, 2013

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="368"] No. 2 Stylus Pencil for all your touch screen devices.[/caption] I like that this has removable tips and can put two together to extend the length. See more at the link below http://www.no2stylus.com

CheatSheet – View Mac Keyboard Shortcuts

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

CheatSheet: View A Complete List Of Keyboard Shortcuts For Any App On a Mac Via: AddictiveTips