New Gadgets

In this video series, Dr. Ana Juricic discusses and demonstrates some exciting, cutting-edge technologies and gadgets for people who are blind or partially sighted. Some of these products are developed specifically for this market, whereas others were created to be inclusive for everyone.

New Gadgets – Introduction

Dr. Ana Juricic reviews the importance of accessible technologies and gadgets that can help people who are blind or partially sighted do daily tasks more easily. She also discusses the history of some of these products.

 

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New Gadgets – Smart Phones

Remember what the original cell phones were like? Who would have thought that a smart phone would become one of the most popular devices ever made for people who are blind or partially sighted?

 

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New Gadgets – Smart Phone Apps

In this video, Dr. Juricic demonstrates some of the common and very useful smart phone apps used by people who are blind or partially sighted.

 

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New Gadgets – Near and Distance Viewing

There have been some remarkable new developments in the field of near and distance viewing for people with low vision. In this video, some of these devices are demonstrated.

 

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New Gadgets – Smart Watches and Wearable Technology

In this video, Dr. Juricic talks about how wearable technologies like smart watches and even clothing technology can be useful to some people who are blind or partially sighted.

 

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New Gadgets – New Tech Devices for Low Vision

In this video, Dr. Juricic discusses new accessible technologies like the FingerReader, the handheld Blaze EZ Reader, the Orcam from Israel, as well as an introduction to e-Sight eyewear, among others. (Please note that CNIB has created a separate video series focusing on e-Sight eyewear if you’d like to learn more about this technology.)

 

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New Gadgets – New Tech Devices for People who are Blind

In this video, Dr. Juricic demonstrates everything from robotic vacuum cleaners to tactile computer tablets, as well as future technologies like virtual touch screens and driverless cars.

 

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