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Great way to make universal technology, even more universal by using the cloud: Announcing Read&Write for Google™! (by TexthelpSystemsUS)

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(via Lernstift Smartpen checks spelling as you write - CNN.com)
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At long last, Sign language recognition and translation with Kinect (by MicrosoftResearch). This video demo shows the possibility in action. Learn more about the project from Engadget at http://www.engadget.com/2013/07/18/microsoft-research-kinect-sign-language-reader/.

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Do these Pebble E-paper watches have a use as assistive technology? Explore for yourself: http://getpebble.com/

Do these Pebble E-paper watches have a use as assistive technology? Explore for yourself: http://getpebble.com/

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Checking this out today - delivery of news by voice and compatible with Ford Sync (via Kaliki is the spoken word platform that allows consumers to access their favorite audio news and information content on-demand, anytime — in-car, online, and on the go.)
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The new Samsung Galaxy S4 has more sensors than the most high-tech hospitals.  The accessibility implications are endless.

The new Samsung Galaxy S4 has more sensors than the most high-tech hospitals.  The accessibility implications are endless.

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Looking into AfterShokz bone conduction headphones as a great way for individuals who are blind to listen to VoiceOver or talking GPS while still maintaining situational awareness. 

Looking into AfterShokz bone conduction headphones as a great way for individuals who are blind to listen to VoiceOver or talking GPS while still maintaining situational awareness. 

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Users of Touch Bionics’ next generation “i-limb ultra revolution” prosthetic device can configure parts of the hand using the companion iOS app (via Prosthetic Hand Controlled With iOS App [VIDEO]).

Users of Touch Bionics’ next generation “i-limb ultra revolution” prosthetic device can configure parts of the hand using the companion iOS app (via Prosthetic Hand Controlled With iOS App [VIDEO]).

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Now may be the time to purchase the versatile Samsung Galaxy Note II ‘Phablet’ at a great price.  The large screen and included stylus make the Note II ideal for low vision users.  Look for an upcoming device accessibility video on our new website this spring and a hands-on event opportunity coming soon. (Photo via CBS Interactive: CNET)

Now may be the time to purchase the versatile Samsung Galaxy Note II ‘Phablet’ at a great price.  The large screen and included stylus make the Note II ideal for low vision users.  Look for an upcoming device accessibility video on our new website this spring and a hands-on event opportunity coming soon. (Photo via CBS Interactive: CNET)

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In case you haven’t seen what it looks like to wear Google Glasses, here is a photo of Sergey Brin of Google wearing the silver and gray frame glasses with embedded sensors and a camera (via Google Shows Off Sample Apps for Glasses - NYTimes.com)

In case you haven’t seen what it looks like to wear Google Glasses, here is a photo of Sergey Brin of Google wearing the silver and gray frame glasses with embedded sensors and a camera (via Google Shows Off Sample Apps for Glasses - NYTimes.com)