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Let's Talk About Assistive Technology

Let's Talk About Assistive Technology

By Lighthouse Education Center
An Assistive Technology focused podcast by the Lighthouse Vision Loss Education Center.
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012 - Let’s Talk About iOS 15 & iPadOS 15
Elliott and Randy discuss the recent release of iOS 15 and iPadOS 15
October 06, 2021
011 - California Streaming Apple Keynote
Elliott and Randy discuss the latest Apple Keynote and all that was announced.
September 15, 2021
010-An interview with Jay Solomon
In this special edition of the podcast, Elliott interviews Jay Soloman, Aviva's CEO, Sarasota's only non-profit senior rental community. Jay is also on the board of directors at the Lighthouse Vision Loss Education Center and was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa at the age of 8.
October 22, 2020
009-Apple's HomePod mini and iPhone 12 Launch Event
Randy & Elliott discuss the Apple Watch Series 6, then talk about the October 12th, 2020 Apple event and the announcement of the new HomePod mini and iPhone 12
October 16, 2020
008-Let's Talk About the new Apple Watch and iPad
Elliott & Randy discuss the new announcements made by Apple yesterday, September 16th, 2020
September 16, 2020
007-Let's Talk About WWDC
Randy and Elliott discuss the end of Randy's Ring Peephole Camera saga, Elliott's new AirPods Pro and of course WWDC 2020
June 30, 2020
006-Let's Talk About the Victor Reader
We had the pleasure of being joined by Jose Cintron of Florida Vision Technology. Jose gave us a fantastic demo of the Victor Reader Stream & Victor Reader Trek. Listeners of this episode will receive a 10% discount on the purchase of any Victor Reader when you contact Jose to purchase. Jose's contact information is below. Jose Cintron Mobile: 954-993-7323 Office: 800-981-5119
June 05, 2020
005 - A New Peephole Camera
Randy’s experience with Ring Peephole Alexa can now print to compatible printers (mine is a HP OfficeJet Pro 8720) Google One Sonos and Google home & expiration dates on tech Android gets new accessibility features, including Google Assistant-powered Action Blocks Facebook has avatars, and the avatar builder is accessible. iOS13.5 is released. Face ID still doesn’t work with face masks.
June 01, 2020
004 - Accessibility awareness month
Accessibility awareness month Google Meet is available to regular Google account holders. Randy looked into NFB Newsline Alexa skill and has information. Capti app Speechify Changes to Windows Narrator & Magnifier Lego releases Braille bricks to teach blind and visually impaired children Apple plans to add audio versions of publisher articles to Apple News+
May 20, 2020
003 - Let's Talk About Passwords
Recorded on Tuesday 05/05/2020: A discussion on the importance of proper password use and management.
May 08, 2020
Elliott & Randy talk about the newly released iPhone SE. Then move on to talking about the new Google Assistant sensitivity settings. Google Reserve, formally called Google Duplex. We move on to talk about the latest shows on AppleTV+ & Disney+ and how accessible both platforms are. Elliott again bugs Randy to start watching the Marvel movies. The newly discovered iOS mail vulnerability is no big deal. Then we talk about Audio Books from the library now being available on Sonos and talk about some of the accessibility conventions. Florida Council of the Blind American Council of the Blind National Federation of the Blind National Convention
May 01, 2020
Randy and Elliott discuss some of the new features and bug fixes of iOS 13.4 & 13.4.1. Have a quick discussion about one of the latest entrants to the video chat world called House Party. Randy and Elliott also talk about Movies Anywhere and descriptive audio tracks for movies and TV Shows. The newly released Virtual Brail keyboards on Android and iOS, and lastly, we talk about the free temporary licenses to JAWS being offered by Freedom Scientific.
April 17, 2020