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Info-Tainment News! Apple, Amazon, Specter MeltDown,CES and e Even Google Gets a Giggle.

1/16/2018
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Welcome to the first Blind Abilities Info-Tainment News! Nick, Pete, Lori and Jeff share a look at the latest news and put a humorist twist and reflect about the entirety of the news covered in the light hearted skit we are calling, “Info-Tainment News.” From the security vulnerabilities, to the virtual assistance populating our homes, […]

Duration: 00:15:39


iPhone101: Finishing Up With VoiceOver Gestures

1/15/2018
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Blind Abilities presents another episode in the iPhone101 series, with this wind-up of Voiceover gestures. Pete walks us through some miscellaneous VO gestures not covered in the previous episodes, including the 4-finger double-tap (to open VO help); the split-tap (another variation of the single-finger double-tap); the 2-finger double-tap (to label buttons or photos), and the […]

Duration: 00:14:15


Unlocking the Powers of SeeingAI and Exploring the Preview Channels

1/3/2018
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We’ve done some coverage on the Swiss Army Knife of Apps, SeeingAI and brushed up a bit here and there. We look at the Product Channel and hear from listeners about reading bar codes. We walk through the 3D Touch shortcut setup, hear an attempt of making music with the Light Detection channel and sort […]

Duration: 00:20:42


Aira Welcomes Memphis International Airport As The First to Join the New Site Access Airport Program

1/3/2018
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Aira Welcomes Memphis International Airport As The First to Join the New Site Access Airport Program Aira presents this interview with Scott Brockman, CEO and President of the Memphis International Airport. Scott has brought his airport into a new Site Access Airport Program in which Aira Explorers will enjoy free minutes while connected to their […]

Duration: 00:15:49


EuroFly Demonstration By Daniel Brown. Buckle Up Folks, I’ve Seen Him Fly! Free Firmware Flight Simulator

1/2/2018
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Blind Abilities welcomes Daniel Brown and his demonstration of EuroFly, a flight simulator for the PC. Daniel takes us to the gate, loads the passengers and heads off into the big blue skies flying this Category 2 airliner. Actually, the skies are not blue but thunder and lightning fills the audio as this audio only […]

Duration: 00:30:08


Inclusion In STEM Programs and Maker Spaces Keeps Physics Major Jamie Principato Soaring High in Colorado

12/31/2017
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STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. With the inclusion of Arts one has STEAM and one can find classes and programs for each on-line by a Google Search. Colorado University offers summer discovery camps and is inclusive to children with disabilities, not to exclude other opportunities, and our guest Jamie Principato will be teaching at […]

Duration: 00:31:00


That Blind Tech Show #10: SeeingAI Update, Echo Wakes Up Singing, Pay the Apple Pay Way, A hero’s Call and Bryan’s Continuing Resolute to the New Year.

12/23/2017
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That Blind Tech Show Ep. 10 brings a vast array of topics and information from the Apple Watch experience, to the Talking Amazon TV, Amazon Echo waking you up in song or your favorite station, Turning off the Echo dot microphone, and a bit about using the app or the #FB SelectiveTwweets App in Facebook […]

Duration: 04:35:05


TVI Toolbox: Success Stories, Tools for Success – SeeingAI App, Meet Wesley Sissen

12/20/2017
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Blind Abilities presents the TVI Toolbox. Where the collaboration between Teachers, Counselors, Parents, Agencies and the Students themselves help enhance the opportunities for success. Transitioning from high school to college and the workplace is a major step and the beginning of lifetime goals and aspirations. As Wesley Sissen, the featured Transition Student in the Success […]

Duration: 00:16:15


Hy Cohen Talks Parenting, Teaching, Family, Guide Dogs and Being an Aira Explorer

12/14/2017
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Hy Cohen teaches assistive technology , is a husband and a father who places a lot of focus on the family. Hy is an advocate for change and has worked to create a law. Layla’s Law, that gives service animals rights and protections. Accepting challenges is just part of Hy’s life style. Hy is an […]

Duration: 00:17:10


Aira Presents Stephanie Hurd: Doing Ordinary Things Independently Every Day

12/11/2017
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Aira Presents, Explorer Stories, a look into the extraordinary and often ordinary stories of Aira Explorers and how they use this technology in their daily lives. In this episode of Explorer Stories, Aira presents Stephanie Hurd. We hope you enjoy. For some in the blind community horseback riding, surfing, rock climbing or zip lining might […]

Duration: 00:13:58


A Lil’ Sumpin’ Sumpin’ for the Holidays! Gift Ideas for Stuffing that Stocking!

12/7/2017
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Join the Blind Abilities Team for a Lil Sumpin’ Sumpin’ for the Holidays. Nick, Jessica, Pete and Jeff along with friends serve of some holiday wishes and gift ideas for all to consider. We thought sharing our stocking stuffing incarnations would help spread the joy of giving during the festive month of December. We hope […]

Duration: 00:16:49


Amazon Prime Video App Now on Apple TV with Audio Descriptions!

12/6/2017
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The Amazon Prime Video App is now on Apple TV. Just go into your Apple TV and click on the Apps icon and search for Prime Video. Do not type in Amazon. Go figure, eh? You will need an Apple TV 3rd Generation or newer, and you will need an Amazon prime account and then […]

Duration: 00:18:27


TBTS#9: Pigs on a Plane, Sonos 1 Have Landed, and the HomePod Flight is Canceled

12/1/2017
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Allison, Jeff and Bryan bring you another That Blind Tech Show talking about some of the tech news with a blindness perspective. This episode has gadgets, deals, suggestions and a lot of Allison’s cool tools. Learn about the Sonos 1, the GE Laundry box that talks, Content blockers, chargers and we almost cover everything there […]

Duration: 00:31:55


Aira Presents Hy Cohen: Enjoying Enriched Personal Interactions with Aira #ExplorerStories

12/1/2017
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Aira Presents, Explorer Stories, a look into the extraordinary and often ordinary stories of Aira Explorers and how they use this technology in their daily lives. In this episode of Explorer Stories, Aira presents Hy Cohen. We hope you enjoy. For any working parent, balancing the demands of the job with the needs to be […]

Duration: 00:09:53


A Passion for Science, Dr. Mona Minkara Changes Lives with STEM Curriculum

11/27/2017
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Dr. Mona Minkara and her team at the University of Minnesota recently created a STEM curriculum to be utilized by a blind camp in Lebanon. Dr. Mona Minkara is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Minnesota in the Department of Chemistry. Her goal is to one day obtain a faculty position that would […]

Duration: 00:16:09


Experiencing Another World of Blindness – Meet Poonam Vaidya from India. #RebuildEHC

11/25/2017
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In this Cast we are talking to Poonam Vaidya from India. She spent last summer at Enchanted Hills Camp and… The #RebuildEHC series is where we are bringing awareness to the #RebuildEHC to gain support for rebuilding Enchanted Hills Camp and Retreat. The largest fire in California history did not spare EHC and the spirit […]

Duration: 00:10:38


Brett Holly: A Million Dollars of iPads in His Driveway, WW4B, Aira and #RebuildEHC

11/21/2017
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The Wood Working for the Blind #WW4B Series is about Blind wood workers honing their craft or just getting interested in the art of wood working. We are also bringing awareness to the #RebuildEHC to gain support for rebuilding Enchanted Hills Camp and Retreat. The largest fire in California history did not spare EHC and […]

Duration: 01:56:29


Jeff Bazer’s Overview of the HIMS Braille Sense Polaris, Braille Sense U2 and the Blaze EZ

11/20/2017
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HIMS NorthEast sales representative Jeff Bazer gives us a overview of the Braille Sense Polaris, the Blaze EZ Reader and a comparative look at the Braille Sense U2 and the new Polaris. We talked to Jeff Blazer back in April and it is always a good time when we meet up. Jeff is usually flying […]

Duration: 00:20:22


One Veteran’s wish for All Blinded Veterans. Independence

11/15/2017
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One Veteran’s wish for All Blinded Veterans. Independence Aira Presents, Explorer Stories, a look into the extraordinary and often ordinary stories of Aira Explorers and how they use this technology in their daily lives. Before losing his sight to Retinitis Pigmentosa fourteen years ago, Chuck Miller retired after a 28-year Army career. An avid outdoorsman, […]

Duration: 00:04:53


A Success Story: The Transition Journey of Alycia Howard

11/14/2017
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A Success Story: The Transitioning Journey of Alycia Howard Transitioning from High School to College is a journey says Alycia Howard. She has graduated from high school and attended an Adjustment To Blindness training center, The Minnesota State Academy 18+ prep program and is now attending Minneapolis Community and Technical College. Being ready for college […]

Duration: 00:17:48

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