Posts In: Access Technology

Tech Review: The Chameleon 20 Braille Display from APH

The Chameleon 20 is one of two new Braille displays from the American Printing House for the Blind.

Equal Access in Education: An NFB Priority

As schools reopen this fall, some virtually, some in person, and some in a hybridized format, blind students may encounter new and challenging accessibility barriers. Some students already have.

Access Technology Detection as an App Permission: A Possible Solution

“This app would like access to your location.” “This website would like to access the microphone.”

Tech Review: The Mantis Q40 Braille Display from APH

Who would win in a boxing match, a mantis or a scorpion? We’re not sure, but the Mantis Q40 Braille display definitely scored big in our latest tech review.

Files, Files Everywhere: Storing Your Documents in the Cloud

With work and school increasingly being done remotely, especially with the current COVID-19 situation, accessing files from multiple devices is becoming ever more important.

Dungeon Crawling on Your Alexa Device: A Review of “The Cursed Painting”

Ever since the first Amazon Echo came on the scene, gaming has been a popular feature. The first games were simple trivia or quiz games, but they have become more and more advanced as time has passed.

Type in Braille with the TalkBack Braille Keyboard for Your Android Device

In iOS 8, Apple released Braille Screen Input, which let Voiceover users type in Braille on their devices. Since then it has become a very popular feature among blind users.

Aira’s Changes and Plans for the Future

Many of us know about Aira, a company that harnesses a telephone with a camera, trained agents, and a number of computerized tools to enhance the lives of blind people.

12 Gift Ideas for This Holiday Season

Happy Holidays from the National Federation of the Blind. Whether it’s for a wish list to Santa or a special gift for a blind friend or family member, you’ve come to the right place.

Accessible Gaming: AudioWizards Review

Nonvisual accessibility in gaming has been a popular topic this year. Menu narration is becoming more prevalent in games like Madden NFL 20, Mortal Kombat 11, and Gears of War V, and developers are finally starting to think about how to make games playable by a wider audience.