Windows 8 & Metro Accessibility

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

  Great article outlining Windows 8 & Metro Accessibility: "Our accessibility goals in Windows 8 are to: Improve the assistive technologies that are components of Windows, and provide a good experience with the Metro style UI. Provide developer tools that have baseline accessibility built in, so that accessible Metro style apps are available ...

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 ...

Will Apple’s 10-inch touchscreens still need skin?

Friday, April 10th, 2009

Reuters reported last month on Apple ordering larger touch screens: Taiwan touchscreen specialist Wintek already makes small screens for Apple iPhones, and has received orders for the larger ones that are roughly the same size as those used in mini PCs - [http://www.wintek.com.tw/] I bet you'll still need skin! Source [Apple orders ...

Tongue Control

Sunday, July 27th, 2008

clipped from gtresearchnews.gatech.edu For Immediate Release June 30, 2008 A new assistive technology developed by engineers at the Georgia Institute of Technology could help individuals with severe disabilities lead more independent lives. The novel system allows individuals with disabilities to operate a computer, control a powered wheelchair and interact with their environments simply by ...