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No Need to Wait Around, Be My Eyes for Android has been Posted

While the official release is scheduled for Thursday, the Be My Eyes Android app has been posted and is available for use by blind and sighted alike.

If You Only Take One Survey This Year, Make it WebAIM's Screen Reader Survey

Perhaps the most important access technology survey is back for another round, allowing screen reader users from across the world to sound off.

Just One Week Left to Submit Papers for #CSUNATC18 in San Diego

If you were planning to speak at next year's CSUN Assistive Technology Conference, you have one week to turn in your submission.

Optelec Now Shipping Compact 6 HD Speech, a Tiny Magnifier with OCR

Optelec's latest video magnifier is one of the smallest to gain OCR support, and it's now available.

Practice your Math in a Flash with a New APH Action for Google Home

You can now practice solving rapid-fire math problems thanks to a new Google Home Action from the American Printing House.

JAWS 18 September update Supports Edge Browser, Brailliant 14

The September update for JAWS version 18 has been released, and includes Microsoft Edge support as promised amongst other improvements.

Watch Liam Erven's Presentation at the Gamer Grace Video Gaming Convention

Game author and player Liam Erven recently presented a discussion on gaming from a blind person's perspective at a mainstream gaming conference, and now you can watch it in its entirety.

Project Management App Asana Gains VoiceOver Support with Latest Update

Asana, an app designed for teams and businesses to help them manage projects, has gained VoiceOver support with its latest update.

Catching Up: Try Out the JAWS 19, ur 2018 Public Beta

The latest version of JAWS has recently been released in public beta form, but it's not called JAWS 19.

Paid Racing Game Accessibility Research from Columbia University in New York

Researchers at Columbia University in New York City are testing a system to make racing games more accessible and enjoyable and are looking for your help.

California Joins New York in Offering Free Bookshare Memberships for Qualified Residents

California is the latest state where blind and visually impaired residents can gain free access to Bookshare.

To update or not to Update to iOS 11; Braille Users May Want to Wait According to AppleVis

Many of you may have already made the leap to iOS 11, but you may want to throw caution to the wind, especially if you are a braille user, according to a post from AppleVis.

Redbox Kiosks May Become More Accessible after Prolonged Legal Battle

After a prolonged legal battle, Redbox kiosks across the country may soon become accessible.

NVDA 2017.3 Released: Includes New Voices, Rapid OCR, Contracted Braille Input

The 3rd update for NVDA in 2017 is a big one, and it has noand you can The 3rd update of NVDA in 2017 is now available for mass consumption.

New Humanware Explore 8 Remains Portable While Packing in More Screen Real Estate

The line between small and large video magnifiers is becoming more blurry as Humanware releases an 8-inch model with portability and modern specs.

Browse more than 1,400 Audio Described Movies from the Audio Description Project

More movies are now available with audio description, especially from the online streaming services. But who has what movies, and in a described form?

Alexa, Open NFB-Newsline

NFB-Newsline subscribers soon will be able to use the service hands-free. Beta applications are now being accepted to use the new NFB-Newsline skill for Amazon's Echo, Echo Dot, and other voice-enabled hardware.

Freedom Scientific Focuses on Ruggedness with Updated 40-cell Display

Freedom Scientific has introduced the latest generation of its Focus 40 Blue braille display with an emphasis on durability.

Latest NVDA Includes New Voices, Rapid OCR, Contracted Braille Input

The 3rd update for NVDA in 2017 is a big one, and you can test out the features now with the 1st release candidate.

Start Talking with the Free Dictationbridge Release Candidate for NVDA Out Now

Just over a year after completing a successful crowdfunding campaign, the team at Dictationbridge has a near-final release version of their software for NVDA available for your use.

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