Learn about NFC tags, a solution that can be used to label items and do much more!Posted on 25-01-2020
In this podcast published on January 25th, 2020 Olivier and Alexandre discuss about NFC tags, which are stickers that you put on objects. These stickers allow you to write text labels on them and having these labels read back to you by your smartphone.
What is NFC? This is the acronym for near field communication. NFC tags are available for sale on different Web platforms like Amazon at a very low cost. Even if these tags are not considered as a specialized assistive product, this technology can help a lot of users who are living with a vision loss.Read more Learn about NFC tags, a solution that can be used to label items and do much more!
The Dot watch, a Braille watch that change the way to interact with your smartphone!Posted on 09-01-2020
In this podcast published January 9th, 2020, Alexandre and Olivier are with you to talk about the Dot Watch. What is the Dot Watch? This is a Braille watch that provides 4 Braille cells, 6 dots each, that can be paired to your existing smartphone (iPhone or Android). Using this watch, you’ll be able to read the time and date, use the stopwatch, the timer, read the notifications received on your smartphone, read memos, see whose calling and decide if you want to answer or decline the call, find your smartphone and much more, all by reading Braille!Read more The Dot watch, a Braille watch that change the way to interact with your smartphone!
Speech and sounds schemes, a JAWS tool allowing to be informed about text formatting while readingPosted on 23-12-2019
In this podcast published on December 23, 2019, Alexandre will be with you to talk about a JAWS tool that many of you ignore the existence: speech and sounds schemes. This tool makes it easier to check certain visual aspects of a text document, change the way how commands and controls are announced by JAWS and even replace certain long or recurring sentences by shortest ones or simply by sounds.Read more Speech and sounds schemes, a JAWS tool allowing to be informed about text formatting while reading
Stream what you hear, an app allowing to broadcast the sound of your PC via a network connection!Posted on 06-12-2019
In this podcast published December 6, 2019, Alexandre talk about the application Stream what you hear (SWYH). Although this podcast is for more advanced users of technology, this application is very easy to use. This application allows you to stream the sound of your Windows computer over your network, allowing you to listen to your PC's sound on a smartphone, a new generation Victor Stream, a Victor Trek, on Sonos speakers, or any other devices that can handle audio streaming as well as accept a custom URL.Read more Stream what you hear, an app allowing to broadcast the sound of your PC via a network connection!