SeroSpectives: This Month in Tech for January, 2012

Join SeroSpectives: This Month in AT For January 2012 via Accessible Event, Thursday, February 2, 2012 at 9:00 p.m. Eastern.

 

 

About our Presenters

Hai Nguyen Ly is a Technical Support Specialist for KNFB Reading Technologies, INC. He loves the adventures that come with being the father of a toddler, which is a second full-time job. If he can find some down time, you can usually find him reading and tweeting about the latest and greatest innovations in technology.

Dean Martineau is an access technology trainer and long-time producer of the popular Top Tech Tidbits Newsletter, which is well-known to many. He is also recognized for his collaboration on the book Getting Started with the iPhone, and for his work on producing Sound Computing Magazine.

Wade Wingler is the Director of Assistive Technology with the INDATA Project at Easter Seals Crossroads in Indiana, and was instrumental in starting Assistive Technology Radio.

 

In the Community

Ariadne GPS and iBlink Radio inducted into the Apple Vis Hall of Fame

Blind Bargains 5th Annual Access Awards (Voting Round)

GW Micro Announces Release of GWConnect (Formerly GWSkype)

Blind Bargains Poll on Note Taker versus Laptop and iPhone

 

Books

Mainstream Access to E-Books–What Works, What Doesn’t, and What Is Still Unclear

More than half of Americans think we’ll never go paperless (survey)

What you won’t see at CES: Ebook readers

 

Braille

Project to create open source Braille display

Hims Announces the Braille Edge

Humanware expanding line with new 80 cell Brailliant

 

Tech

XP still top OS but Windows 7 hot on its trail

Kurzweil Educational Systems Releases firefly: a Universally Accessible Web-based Literacy Solution

Firefox 10 arrives with  new dev tools and full-screen API

 

Apple

iPhone is 5 Years Old Today

Accessible Firefox on Mac OS X – things are ramping up

Everything you need to know about the Apple Education Announcement from Gizmodo

 

Misc

Is Stephen Hawking’s voice music to the ears?

 

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