Apple have added a new accessibility option in the latest release of Mac OS Catalina. The feature is called Head Pointer and once enabled, the users head movements are tracked … Continue Reading New Head Pointer Assistive Feature In Mac OS
There was a very interesting new technology built into Apples recently released iPad Pro. Something that could pave the way for the much-rumoured Apple Glasses. Something that could prove to … Continue Reading Is LIDAR the Missing Link for Apple Glasses?
There’s no denying how useful Artificial Intelligence has been for us as visually impaired people; apps like Envision AI and Seeing AI can read printed text in real-time, recognise objects, … Continue Reading Envision Glasses: Could These Be the Wearables We’ve Been Waiting For?
Recently, Aira announced that it will be dropping support for its Horizon Glasses. This, combined with the company’s recent acquisition by the Blue Diego Investment group seemingly triggering many staff … Continue Reading Changes at Aira; Should We Be Concerned?
Despite the absence of many of the larger tech companies such as Google, Microsoft and Amazon, CSUN 2020 is underway. As the world’s biggest assistive technology exhibition, there’s many interesting … Continue Reading CSUN 2020 – Live from the Show Floor
As technology squeezes its way into every aspect of our daily lives, it’s easy to get a little complacent and even reliant on it. This can be even more so … Continue Reading Is Braille Still Relevant?
Is it possible that, one day in the future, the humble white cane and lovely cuddly guide dog could be replaced entirely by technology? It might seem like some far … Continue Reading Smart Canes & Robot Guide Dogs
Thanks to a partnership between Canadian company Empire and En-Vision America, many more blind & visually impaired Canadians will have access to talking prescription labels. En-Vision America’s ScriptTalk system allows … Continue Reading Talking Prescription Labels Available to Many More Canadians
As the curse of Picard continues with yet another, ahem, technical issue with the AD track, it seems that the Double Tap team are not alone in feeling anger at … Continue Reading Listeners React To Audio Description Discussion
From your toothbrush to your light bulbs, it seems that every single object in your house is available with the word “Smart” in front of it. The ability to control … Continue Reading Love It or Hate It? Smart Light Bulbs & Wireless Chargers