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#iACast 51: Accessibility of the Kindle PaperWhite

On this episode of the iACast, Aleeha, Jason, Michael, and Anne Currie discuss the accessibility of eReaders developed by Amazon. Discussion primarily focuses on the Kindle Paperwhite,an eReader commonly used in the educational system. It has a unique accessibility system, requiring a blind user to purchase the reader as a Bundle. We discuss the pros and cons of this method of accessibility implementation, alternatives to it, and ways that it could be improved. Some helpful links related...

Duration: 00:51:23

#iACast UnboxCast 8 – Samsung Galaxy S8

On this episode of the iA UnboxCast, Michael, Jason and Aleeha talk about, and Michael unboxes, the Samsung Galaxy S8+. Michael goes through initial setup with TalkBack, and describes and demonstrates some of the features of the device.

Duration: 00:58:22

#iACast 50 – Who We Are

the iA Cast has made it to episode 50! On this episode, Michael, Aleeha, Jason, and Matt talk about where we came from and where we are going. Michael begins the podcast talking about the history of iAccessibility and how our products became what they are today. Aleeha discusses what projects she is working on and her plans for new shows on the iA Cast podcast network. Her plans are to review the game CyclePath. Matt states that he wants to review the app MacID for iOS and Mac. The group...

Duration: 01:52:57

#iACast Interview with APH at #NFB17

On this episode of the iACast, Michael interviews Heather from the American Printing House for the Blind. The interview mainly discusses the new product from Orbit Research, the Orbit Reader 20.

Duration: 00:03:01

#iACast UnboxCast 7 – MicroSpeak Digital Recorder

On this episode of the iA UnboxCast, Matt unboxes the Micro-Speak Plus Talking Digital Voice Recorder. He talks about and demonstrates the features of this device. This recorder is distributed by A T Guys.

Duration: 00:11:47

#iACast 49 – Post #NFB17 round up

On this episode of the iA Cast, Aleeha, Jason, Matt and Michael discuss what everybody found to be most interesting at the 2017 National Federation of the Blind annual convention. Topics include: Seeing AI app from Microsoft, The KNFB Reader app for Windows 10 which is on sale for a limited time, The Resolutions for 2017, Interviews we recorded using the Hooke Verse from Hooke Audio And the Matias Wireless Keyboard from AT Guys.

Duration: 00:38:14

#iACast DemoCast 10 – Orbit Reader 20

On this episode of the iA DemoCast, Rich Cavallaro looks at the new Orbit Reader 20 from APH and the Orbit Research group. Rich demonstrates the device, and goes through the menu structure and you can also hear how the device sounds while in use. APH — Orbit Reader 20

Duration: 00:12:30

#iACast DemoCast 9 – Seeing AI: Talking Camera for the Blind.

On this episode of the iA DemoCast, Matt Dierckens demonstrates the new and amazing Seeing AI app from Microsoft. This demos shows how to set up the app and start using it with all of the channels that the app provides. App Features Short text OCR that updates as you move the camera Document OCR. This channel is much like KNFBReader and Prizmo Product scan which lets you scan a bar code to identify a product. Facial Recognition lets you detect who is in the room and how many faces are in...

Duration: 00:19:00

#iACast DemoCast 8 – iPad Pro 10.5 Review

On this episode of the iA DemoCast, Michael, Aleeha and Lyn review the iPad Pro 10.5 inch which is the latest iPad from Apple in 2017. During the review, we look at the form factor, the speaker quality, and how iOS works on the new iPad. 10.5-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi 64GB - Space Gray - Apple

Duration: 00:16:48

#iACast DemoCast 7: Apple Music Part 1

On this episode of the iA DemoCast, Matt goes through the steps in setting up Apple Music on an iOS device. After setup is complete, Matt goes through the basics of finding and adding music to Apple music in the Music app.

Duration: 00:56:30

#iACast Interview with OrCam at #NFB17

Michael speaks with the folks from OrCam with the Hooke Audio headset during the National Federation of the Blind convention. We then discuss the OrCam product and the different features that the glasses offer. OrCam - See For Yourself

Duration: 00:04:05

#iACast Interview Irie-AT

On this interview, Michael talks with Thomas of Irie-AT on several devices including the Dolphin Guide and the NeoBraille at the National Federation of the Blind 2017 Convention. Irie-AT Home Page

Duration: 00:04:30

#iACast Interview CyberTimez Maker of CyberEyez

Aleeha and Michael interviews the CEO of CyberTimez maker of the CyberEyez glasses at the NFB 2017 convention in Orlando Florida.

Duration: 00:03:02

#iACast 48 – An Interview With Hooke Audio

The National Federation of the Blind convention brings people together to network and to discuss all new technologies. Though we have had the chance to unbox and review the Hooke Audio headphones, we have had the pleasure to sit down today with Anthony and Justin of Hooke Audio to talk more about the amazing 3D audio headphones. We will be posting this podcast twice. We recorded this on the Yeti Pro, and on the Hooke Verse headphones to compare the audio in a podcast setting. This version...

Duration: 00:24:19

iA UnboxCast 6 – Hooke Verse

On this episode of the UnboxCast, Aleeha, Michael, Jason, and T. J. Meloy unbox the Hooke Verse headphones. We also discuss setting up the headphones, and show how accessible the Hooke Verse app is. Hooke Audio

Duration: 00:40:04

#IACast 47 – Pre-#NFB17

In this episode of the iA Cast, Michael, Aleeha, Scott, and Rich discuss what is to come during the NFB convention for 2017. We also discuss what sessions we plan to visit during this episode. National Federation of the Blind Agenda in HTML NFB Twitter Hashtag is #NFB17

Duration: 00:27:10

#iACast 46 – Lets Go Face The Music

On this episode of the iA Cast, Aleeha talks with Jason Earls, T. J. Meloy, Matt Dierckens, and Aaron Linson about their backgrounds in music and what software they use to create and produce music. Mentioned Music Software Talking Tuner on the App Store - iTunes - Apple TempoPerfect on the App Store - iTunes - Apple Audacity® | Free, open source, cross-platform audio software for multi ... GarageBand for Mac - Apple QWS homepage - Andre Louis Free audio recording, editing software |...

Duration: 00:26:59

#iACast 45 – Test it up to 11!

On this episode of the iA Cast Aleeha, Jason, and Michael discuss the iOS 11 beta and share their thoughts on the first build. iOS 11 beta 2 for developers has been released since this recording bringing a lot of fixes while also introducing a few new bugs. The public beta for iOS 11 has also been released at beta.apple.com. Head over there to enroll your device.

Duration: 00:58:33

#iACast 44 #WWDC17 After Party

On this episode of the iA Cast Aleeha, Michael, Jason, Aaron and T. J. discuss the latest news from Apple's yearly WWDC conference. Here is what was covered in the episode. Apple Announces Amazon Prime Video on Apple TV AirPods will automatically pair with Apple TV tvOS 11 announced. Beta for developers live. WatchOS 4 with Siri watch face, Toy Story characters and more announced. Beta for developers now live. macOS High Sierra announced. Beta live for developers New refreshes on MacBook...

Duration: 01:19:05

#iACast 43 – When One Door Closes

On this episode of the iA Cast, Michael, Aleeha Aaron, and Matt return to the traditional news format of the podcast and discuss the following items. The MP3 Is Officially Dead, According To Its Creators : The Record : NPR from NPR Window-Eyes is No More, How We Got to This Point and What's Next ...From Blind Bargains Google I/O 2017: highlights from the developer conference - The Verge Please leave us comments at feedback@iaccessibility.net, and we hope that you have enjoyed this episode.

Duration: 00:34:42

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