Jul 13

At Your Beck and Call, Voice Activated Home Assistants

By Jule Ann Lieberman CLVT/CATIS ATP Pennsylvania’s Initiative on Assistive Technology (PIAT) is conducting a survey on the use of the voice activated home assistants by people who are blind, and vision impaired such as the Amazon Echo, Google Home … Continue reading

Jul 13

Let’s Talk Voting Machines

By Chris Hunsinger, Second Vice President First, I am sharing with you the website for all things voting related in Pennsylvania. When you visit VotesPA.com, you can find your polling place, update your voter registration, apply for an absentee ballot, … Continue reading

Jul 13

Getting the Devices You Need

By PCB’s Technology Access Team Living on a fixed income or low income can present obstacles to obtaining the tools and technologies that can assist with independence. This article is designed to provide some options that you may have not … Continue reading

Jul 13

Strategies and References for Learning How to Use Equipment and Technology

Compiled by PCB’s Information Access Team If you have received or purchased a headset, stereo, coffee maker, or any kind of appliance or technology, figuring out how to use it can be daunting. This document aims to give you strategies … Continue reading

Jan 18

Yosemite Audio Description

by Jamie Gibson-Barrows On Friday November 10, 2017, members of the CCB Fresno chapter visited Yosemite National Park to test the beta app “UniDescription” (UniD) developed by the University of Hawaii. We chartered a bus financed by ACB through its … Continue reading