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Hey Siri, You’re In My Apple Watch 2! In My Bluetooth Headset! Time to Get the Series 3

9/18/2017
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Jeff Thompson of The Blind Abilities Podcasting team explains why upgrading to the Apple Watch Series 3 will be a good thing if you want the full experience in this Apple Watch experiment. Seems like the Apple Watch to me is an ongoing process and as you wear this Jewel of the Nile of a […]

Duration: 00:12:24


That Blind Tech Show: Apple Event iPhone 8, 8+, 10, AppleWatch, AppleTV4k and practicing Safe iPhoning

9/17/2017
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Bryan Fischler is joined by Allison Hartley and Jeff Thompson for coverage of the Fall Apple Event where the new iPhone 8, 8+ and the iPhone 10 were announced. The Apple Watch Series 3, Apple TV4K and iOS 11 are all just around the corner. You can check out apple.com for all the latest order, […]

Duration: 01:07:17


Kirk Adams on AFB, Aira, Team Sea To See and Transitioning To College

9/12/2017
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Kirk Adams sits down with the Blind Abilities team members Pete Lane and Jeff Thompson for this informative podcast on the American Foundation for the Blind. Kirk talks about the history and some of the latest happenings at AFB and the resources available to all students, teachers, TVI’s and parents. You can find a multiple […]

Duration: 00:28:40


AT&T and Aira Present: The Experience More Campaign

9/7/2017
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AT&T and Aira present the first in a series of interviews featuring individuals who have influenced the blindness community through their passions and actions. This podcast is produced by Blind Abilities. Jeff Thompson andPete Lane chat with Deborah Sunday, representing AT&T, and Kevin Phelen, Vice President of Marketing and Sales for Aira, to discuss the […]

Duration: 00:14:48


Race Across America – Success In Plain Sight: Meet Team Sea To See

9/7/2017
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Jack Chen, Daniel Berlin, Tina Ament and Micheal Somsan are putting together the first All-Blind Stoker team for the epic endurance bike race in the world, the “Race Across America,” (RAAM). The RAAM is a non-stop race from the Pacific coast to the Atlantic coast on a Tandem bike and the logistics and preparations are […]

Duration: 00:39:43


That Blind Tech Show: Echo, Dot, Siri, Home Pod and Possibly, The Bryan?

9/5/2017
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That Blind Tech Show Episode 5 with Bryan Fischler and Randy Rusnak. This episode is filled with tech news from a texting law suit to memories changing on Facebook. Check out the list below and the provided links to see what these two boys are up to in this episode of That Blind Tech Show. […]

Duration: 00:53:49


BVA17: Introducing BrainPort and Low Vision Simulators – Two New Kinds of Accessibility Products

8/26/2017
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Blind Abilities brings you their final installment from the Blinded Veterans Association (BVA) 2017 national convention in Jacksonville, Florida. With this episode, Pete introduces two products which he has not previously encountered. first, BrainPort V-100 Vision Aid, a pair of sun glasses possessing a video camera that converts images into electronic impulses to a square […]

Duration: 00:12:52


BVA17: The Hadley Institute and Orcam

8/25/2017
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BlindAbilities brings you more great audio from the Blinded Veterans Association 2017 national convention as Pete Lane introduces an old friend of the podcast. Meet Larry Muffett and The Hadley Institute. Larry discusses some of the programs offered for veterans, as well as some general information about Hadley’s 2017 focus. You can find Hadley on […]

Duration: 00:10:21


BVA17: What’s New With Aira For Vets? A Chat With Amy Bernal

8/24/2017
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Aira is the focus of the fifth installment of the Blind Abilities coverage of the Blinded Veterans Association 2017 national convention. Pete chats with Amy Bernal, VP of Customer Experience, who brings us up to date on what Aira has to offer blind veterans. Aira has worked closely with the VA to provide funding for […]

Duration: 00:06:34


BVA17: Check Out Cyber Eyez From Cyber Timez

8/21/2017
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Blind Abilities coverage of BVA 2017 continues as Pete Lane interviews Sean Tibbetts, CEO and Co-founder of Cyber Timez, makers of Cyber Eyez. These smart glasses offer numerous functions, ranging from OCR text recognition in more than 160 different languages, performs as a magnifier, color identifier, recognizes more than six billion objects, a bar code […]

Duration: 00:11:48


BVA2017: Introducing Baum – Blind and Low Vision Products, with David Bradburn

8/21/2017
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Blind Abilities brings you audio from the BVA 2017 National convention, with Pete Lane chatting with David Bradburn of the Baum company. Baum manufactures reliable and sophisticated braille displays and CCT/Magnifiers as well as serving as distributer for some other high quality products. Check out the Baum merchandise on the web: Check out the Blindedf […]

Duration: 00:14:24


Blinded Veterans Association: Meet Pauls Mimms and Chuck Miller, and Meet BVA:

8/20/2017
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Blind Abilities brings you audio from the 2017 Blinded Veterans Association (BVA) National Convention in Jacksonville, Florida. Pete Lane introduces us to the BVA and two of its key members: Paul Mimms, National BVA Secretary, and Chuck Miller, adventurer and Certified Sailor. Join Pete with this, our first episode in a series from the convention […]

Duration: 00:13:08


AMI Interviews Aira’s Father & Son Team on Using the Virtual Interpreter For the Blind

8/19/2017
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Pete and his son Patrick appeared on the Canadian nation radio show on the AMI network to talk about Aira – Visual Interpreter for the blind. Pete and Patrick talk about this amazing service for the BVI community and when it might arrive in Canada. You can find AMI on the web Follow their podcast […]

Duration: 00:12:13


Feel, Hear and Interact! The Eclipse Soundscapes Project App Overview and Demonstration

8/16/2017
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Join Pete Lane as he walks you through a wonderful experience with the Eclipse Soundscapes Project App. The Eclipse Soundscapes Project app is specially designed so that people who are blind and visually impaired can share in the awe and wonder of astronomical events in real time with their sighted peers. The app is a […]

Duration: 00:20:00


That Blind Tech Show: Alexa Siri, That’s Not a Name I Can Respond To

8/16/2017
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That Blind Tech Show Episode 3 Co-Host Bryan Fischler along with guest Co-Host John Panarese from MacForTheBlind, talk the latest news from a Blindness perspective. From Alexa Siri, to disappearing Ubers, Nanos and Shuffles, to Artificial Intelligence on Artificial Intelligence, That Blind Tech Show covers it all and more. Did you hear about the rising […]

Duration: 00:48:35


Aira Presents: A Conversation with Tiffany Manosh – Travel, Tech, Disney and College

8/14/2017
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Blind Abilities offers another in their Aira presentation series from the National Federation of the Blind 2017 national convention in Orlando, Florida. Join Pete Lane and Jeff Thompson as they interview Tiffany Manosh who shares her passions: her passion for technology, for travel and her passion for Aira, the visual interpreter for the blind. Jeff […]

Duration: 00:29:11


TBTS Special: Seeing AI Developers Anirudh and Saqib Talk App Infancy and Money Recognition on the way!

8/11/2017
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With the huge response from the Blindness community the Seeing AI app available in the App Store has spread like wild fire and people are excited about the possibilities coming from the Microsoft Accessibility teams. Bryan Fischler, host of the That Blind Tech Show and Jeff Thompson from Blind Abilities have a conversation with Anirudh […]

Duration: 00:13:42


Rachel Hastings: A Success Story — From High School to College to the Workplace. Step by Step.

8/9/2017
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Rachel Hastings is a Certified Music Therapist and she tells us how State Services for the Blind along with her Special Education teachers and Teachers for the blind/Visually Impaired worked seamlessly in her transitions from high school to college and to her dream job, a Music Therapist. Rachel attended STP, a 2-week summer program, aka […]

Duration: 00:41:30


Pete and Patrick Lane On the Air with Aira, the Blinded Veterans, and Blind Abilities

8/4/2017
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A brief interview that Aira Agent Analyst, Patrick Lane and Pete Lane did on a local Jacksonville radio show. They talked about Aira, of course, and a bit about The Blind Abilities podcast. Also on the show is an interview with Al Avina, Executive Director of the Blinded Veterans Association. The national BVA conference will […]

Duration: 00:32:47


That Blind Tech Show: I Don’t Like Spam and I Don’t Want It On My Phone!

8/3/2017
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Episode 2 of the That Blind Tech Show, I Don’t Like Span and I don’t Want It On My Phone! Brian Fischler is joined by Allison Hartley as they talk about the latest in Tech News as it relates to the Blindness Community. Here is a list of topics as they happened on the 2nd […]

Duration: 02:49:00

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