Adaptive Technology Resources

The following links offer information and resources to help people with vision loss learn about and access adaptive devices:

Spotlighttext.com
The first eBook reader specifically for people with vision loss.

Bookshare.org
The world’s largest online library of accessible reading materials for people with print disabilities.

ODIN VI
A demonstration of the voice-activated ODIN VI mobile phone.

ODIN VI and Emporia Essence
Discussion of the ODIN VI voice-activate mobile phone and service. Demonstration of the Emporia Essence mobile phone designed for people with low vision.

Nexus 5 and Project Ray
Video Demonstration of the Nexus 5 Google Smartphone and training for people with low vision. Video Demonstration of Project Ray, a simplified platform (lists, grids, rows) for Smartphones.

How Technology is Helping People with Disabilities
Panel Discussion at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Experts including Stevie Wonder and Director of Lighthouse Guild’s Grunwald Technology Center, Dorrie Rush, presented an overview of assistive technology and highlighted products that make a difference.