This year, we were thrilled to hold our “Accessibility Resources for People With Visual Impairments” series at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital in NYC, supported by the Association for Macular Diseases.
Events were lively, fun and full of laughter and discussion, covering an abundance of exciting topics, from smart speakers to electronic glasses to the latest and best in accessibility apps. Our audiences spoke up and exchanged thought-provoking opinions on favorites, preferences, and future developments in accessibility.
If you missed any of our events, not to worry! We return in Spring 2019. Meanwhile, explore the best of this year’s event recaps and accessibility resources below.
Google Home smart speaker in gray/white colors.
Alexa, Google, and Siri are the virtual assistants that make life easier for everyone, especially people with vision loss.
The Many Voices of iPhone
Make the iPhone easier on your eyes using VoiceOver & Speak Screen for text to speech, Dictation to replace typing for speech text, and Siri for voice commands.
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Explore the options available for audible TV guides and menus, audio describing programming, and the use of voice commands from cable providers and streaming services.
Fall / Winter 2018
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Now available on-demand for Broadway shows, museum tours, at the movies, on TV and much more. Explore how this visual voice fills in the missing detail, vividly.
Take a closer look at wearable assistive devices, including IrisVision, OrCam, Jordy, eSight, Acesight and Aira, designed to help you see, read, work and navigate with vision loss.
The apps we love continue to improve and empower us to function better every day. Learn what’s new in our favorite apps and what’s coming up.
OE Patients Features Assistive Technology At Empowering Event For People With Vision Loss
In October 2018, we held an accessibility event featuring smart wearables for people with vision loss. Read about featured electronic glasses, the importance of persistence as a mindset, and the idea of finding a solution that fits your personal needs.
Don’t Miss 2019 Events
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