Welcome to That Blind Tech Show presented to you by the Blind Abilities Team. We want to hear from you whether you have a question about a new tech product or app, or some advice for the blindness community. We hope this will be an interactive show that will educate, inform, and make you laugh.
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And now on to the show.
Up first is an intro to what That Blind Tech Show will be. Next you won’t want to miss our discussion about the exciting new iPhone app from Microsoft, Microsoft Seeing AI.
Then it is on to NFB 17 convention coverage where Jeff Thompson was recording live.
The biggest attraction and conversation at this years convention is Aira, The Virtual Navigator for the Blind giving you instant access to information. Tune in to hear about what went down in the Aira Lounge!
HumanWare had two new devices for the attendees to consider. The not yet released, Victor Stream Trek. Combining the popular book reader with GPS.
The new Brilliant 14 iPhone Companion is a quick note taker that has refreshable braille and comes in at $995.
Orcam releases version 2.0 and Microsoft, Amazon, sprint all showed up strutting their Accessibility Help Desks.
AT&T was right next to Aira and that was no surprise as they provide the MiFi hook-up for the Aira.
The Harbolt Company brings a new one-of-a-kind accessible charger with audible and vibration feedback.
APH brought their new affordable Orbit 20 and out the door they went. 20 units sold out well before noon.
We also talk about 3D Photo Works and hands on with the Mona Lisa.
Then it is on to iOS 11 news with a conversation about Notes and scanning documents, Why does Siri hate Brian so much, and Type to Siri. Next is a discussion about our favorite topic Described Video and the latest update from Congress It’s about time!
Then we share a very sad story about what Cablevision thinks makes a good screen reader. Some companies just never will get it.
And finally, a little chit chat between Brian and Jeff about this new venture That Blind Tech Show. Enjoy, Listen, learn, and laugh!
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