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BVA17: Check Out Cyber Eyez From Cyber Timez

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

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:

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

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

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

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

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!

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.

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

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!

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

Key2Access: Accessible Street Crossings and RAZMobile: The Accessible Tactile Button Phone

Blind abilities presents another in their series from the national Federation of the blind (NFB) convention for 2017. Join Cheryl Spencer as she features Key2Access, with their unique approach towards modifying street crossing signals, and razz Mobility, with their non-smart cellular phone for folks who wish to steer clear of smart phone technology. Key2Access has […]

Duration: 00:07:43

Chris Mairs: Tandem Bicycling Across America For Blindness

Chris Mairs is crossing the United States on a Tandem Bike traveling over 3600 miles in his 60 miles for 60 days fund raising adventure. A Line of Sight, that’s ALineOfSight.org.uk Initiative is to raise $40 per mile to assist 3600 people transform their lives with a surgery for cataracts. I posted a message from […]

Duration: 00:21:52

Call to Wood Workers, Beginners to Advanced. Wood Workers for the Blind Summer Sessions Filling Fast!

Woodworking for the Blind Sixth Annual Summer Workshop Now Two Separate Sessions All Members Invited Advanced Woodworking Session Monday, August 21, thru Saturday August 26, 2017 Welcoming Dinner Monday evening August 21 Woodworking Fundamentals Session Saturday, August 26, thru August 31, 2017 Welcoming Dinner Saturday evening August 26 Each Session Has 4 Full Days of […]

Duration: 00:04:40

Aira Presents Susan Mazrui: Director of Public Policy at AT&T – Disability, Education & Employment

Susan Mazrui shares her journey through education, employment and how she faced the challenges and the low expectations along the way. As director of Public Policy at AT&T, Susan works with aging and disability issues. Susan is still learning as technology keeps changing and encourages others to learn as much as they can about the […]

Duration: 00:23:07

Aira Presents: A Conversation With John Herzog – Accessibility Solutions Engineer With AT&T

Aira once again offers a feature presentation: A Conversation with John Herzog. John is an Accessibility Solutions Engineer with AT&T. He sits down with the Blind Abilities Team to share an in depth look at his life as a blind man: his youth, education and his time at law school. John also shares his thoughts […]

Duration: 00:28:06

The Hooke Verse Records in 3D Wirelessly to Your iPhone or Android!

The Hooke Verse, records binaural recordings to an iPhone or Android phone without having to tether a microphone or headphone cord. Leaving you free to record in stereo as naturally as you would listen because the microphones are in the earphones! Join Pete Lane on the convention floor as he talks to the Hooke Audio […]

Duration: 00:06:47

The Harbolt Company Introduces & Demos the Accessible Charger

The Harbolt Company is a supplier of not only devices and accessible ones at that, Brent Harbolt educates and demonstrates the products he makes available to the Blindness community. From obscure items to gadgets that just work and are accessible, Brent gives audio descriptions and demos so you can get a good idea of the […]

Duration: 00:15:47

Aira Presents: Michael Hingson – Bringing the Thunder to Aira

Michael Hingson talks about his employment journey and how everything he has done in his past has led him to Aira. And that is what Michael brings to his new Strategic Sales position at Aira. He is not new to Aira as he has been involved for over 2 and a half years and understands […]

Duration: 00:20:05

That Blind Tech Show: Siri Moods, It’s Hard to Strangle an iPhone

Welcome to That Blind Tech Show presented to you by the Blind Abilities Team. We want to hear from you whether you have a question about a new tech product or app, or some advice for the blindness community. We hope this will be an interactive show that will educate, inform, and make you laugh. […]

Duration: 01:01:25

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