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Apple Accessibility for the Blind or low vision

Apple Accessibility for the Blind or low vision
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United States

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Apple Accessibility for the Blind or low vision

Language:

English


Episodes

Demo of adjusting the speech rate of the Amazon Echo (Alexa)

9/2/2019
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In this demo, I demo the commands for adjusting the speech rate of Alexa on my Amazon Echo plus.

Duration:00:04:01

demo of Dash the educational robot - how to tell if Dash has his lights on

8/13/2019
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In this last demo for the moment in my Dash robot series, how to tell if Dash is really flashing his lights if you can't see smile.

Duration:00:14:35

Demo of the Ember Ceramic Mug - temperature controlled mug

8/12/2019
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In this demo, I give you a physical description and run through of the Ember Ceramic Mug and its associated Ember iOS app. The mug was purchased from the Apple Online Store for $129 Australian, and for me, its just a nice way of keeping a cup of coffee hot from the top to the bottom of teh mug smile.

Duration:00:24:13

Dash the robot demo - how to write a for loop

8/5/2019
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In this demo, I show you how to get Dash to do things over and over and over again via a simple for loop

Duration:00:12:40

Dash the robot demo - how to write a function

7/15/2019
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In this demo, I show you how to go about writing a function.

Duration:00:13:24

Demo of the new Powerbeats Pro July 2019

7/13/2019
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Demo of the Powerbeats Pro - physical description and functionality.pu

Duration:00:21:23

Demo of the iPod touch 7th Generation using VoiceOver

7/8/2019
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Demo of the iPod touch 7th generation as a great entry level iOS device.

Duration:00:19:39

Demo of Dash The Educational Robot - identifying the buttons on Dash’s Head

6/30/2019
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In this demo, we have some fun working out the buttons on Dash’s head.

Duration:00:27:46

Demo of Dash the educational robot - getting Dash to respond to a clap sound

6/26/2019
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In this demo, we have a bit of fun getting Dash to respond to a clap sound.

Duration:00:24:56

Demo of coding Dash the educational robot - getting Dash to play various sounds

6/24/2019
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In this demo, I show you how to code once again using the Dash Template within Swift Playgrounds on the iPad on getting Dash to play various sounds and to have a bit of fun with moving Dash and making sounds.

Duration:00:26:15

To celebrate 10 years of Voiceover on the iPhone since June 19 2009 when it was talked about in the 2009 WWDC, here is my original orientation demo of the iPhone 3GS with VoiceOver

6/18/2019
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Celebrating 10 years of VoiceOver on the iPhone since the iPhone 3GS. Enjoy this demo produced for Vision Australia customers on the then AT Tech Page for people to download and learn how to use tech. This demo was the first in a 26 or so demo series on learning how to use the iPhone 3GS with VoiceOver in September 2009 after VoiceOver was announced on the iPhone at the WWDC 2009 June 19 conference.

Duration:00:16:08

Demo of Dash The Educational Robot part 2 - getting Dash to move

6/17/2019
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In this demo I show you how to use the Dash Template that you can get from within the Swift Playgrounds app for searching for Wonder Workshop. In this demo, I take you through the move forward, move left, move right, and move backward commands.

Duration:00:24:27

Demo of the Bose Frames Alto Audio Sunglasses

6/16/2019
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physical description and demo of the Bose Frames Alto Sunglasses. By the way, the iPhone I was using to record using the Bose Frames on my other iPhone was about 30cm or 12 inch's away from where I was sitting, so as you can tell, you can hear sound bleed from the glasses.

Duration:00:22:58

An Introduction to Dash The Educational Robot for 6-12 year olds and beyond accessible Via Swift Playgrounds

6/13/2019
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In this demo, I discuss how you can use Dash to learn coding via Swift Playgrounds using the developer Playgrounds (Wonder Workshop), in particular Dash Template and Dash Book. I then give you a run through of how Dash is put together, and how you turn him on. Note - none of the Wonder Workshop apps are accessible so if you are a VoiceOver user and you want to learn how to code or teach your children how to code with VoiceOver support, then it will be the iPad, Swift Playgrounds, and the...

Duration:00:14:46

My Comparison notes on using the Galaxy Watch with Voice Assistant and Apple Watch with VoiceOver (text to speech MP3 file using Alex speech

4/24/2019
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These are my notes on using both watch's with their respective screen readers. These notes have come out of the recent podcasts on the Galaxy Watch, and me actually using both watch's over the last 4 weeks or so at the same time smile. As it says in the title, these notes were produced using Add to iTunes as spoken Text using the Alex speech. Hope you find it useful.

Duration:00:07:34

A quick run through of the apps that I use on my Samsung Galaxy Watch using Voice Assistant

4/18/2019
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In this demo, I take you through a walk through of accessing notifications, widgets, and apps that I use on a daily basis on my Galaxy Watch using Voice Assistant.

Duration:00:28:05

Adjusting the Ring, Accessibility (Voice Assistant), Media, Notifications, and System Volumes on the Galaxy Watch,

4/16/2019
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In this demo, I take you through adjusting the Ring, Accessibility (Voice Assistant), Media, Notification, and System volumes for the Galaxy Watch via the Galaxy wearable app running on my Samsung Galaxy S10. Note - the Sound setting on the Galaxy Watch itself is only for the Ringer volume (or at least as far as I could find out).

Duration:00:06:43

Demo of pairing a Bluetooth device to the Galaxy Watch using Voice Assistant

4/15/2019
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In this demo, I take you through the very straight forward process of pairing a Bluetooth device to the Galaxy Watch. In the demo, I use my TP Link Music device which allows me to plug a speaker in to the Bluetooth receiver.

Duration:00:05:24

How to set Recent App time out on the Galaxy Watch

4/14/2019
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In this demo, I show you how to adjust Recent App time out display from 20 seconds, 2 minutes or 1 hour which is what I have it on. One of the main reasons why I use this function is to get around the "can't use this app whilst using Voice Assistant" as whilst one of these apps is running (which I can launch via Bixby avoiding the crappy accessibility watch dog msg), the app is there when I want to use it and don't have to use Bixby. As in the demo, I use the Timer app this way all the...

Duration:00:05:24

Galaxy Watch demo - a bit of a play around with Find My Phone from the watch, and Find My Watch from the phone (S10)

4/13/2019
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As with the iPhone and the Apple watch, this is a useful function to track down where you have put your phone or watch by playing a sound to locate it. I did not demo either the Location or Security features in this demo.

Duration:00:10:00