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A podcast brought to you by New England Assistive Technology (NEAT). Tune in to hear the latest in assistive technology from our monthly guests.

Hosted by Steve Famiglietti
Produced by Kris Thompson & Adam Kosakowski
Music by Andrew Pergiovanni
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Interviews from the 2019 American Council of the Blind Conference: Part 1
Steve Famiglietti and Adam Kosakowski recently attended the 2019 ACB Conference and Convention in Rochester, NY. There, they conducted interviews with some of the leading innovators in blindness and low vision technology.  In this podcast, you will hear the following interviews:  Aira- Jenine Stanley discusses their services that use the latest technologies to connect blind and low-vision people with real, highly-trained professionals who provide visual information on demand. Humanware- Adam and Steve chat with Humanware about their new BrailleNote Touch Plus. Freedom Scientific- Douglas Gerry discusses new licensing options for JAWs and some of their other great products. This is episode 1 of a 2 part series so stay tuned for more!
August 15, 2019
Smart Solutions: The Smart Home On Wheels
In this episode, Smart Technology Specialist, Kris Thompson, discusses the Smart Home On Wheels (SHOW). Listeners will get to know more about this innovative project and how it's raising awareness about how smart technology is leveling the playing field for everyone. Smart solutions such as Amazon Alexa, Apple's Siri, Google Home Assistant, and many others are changing the way we interact with our home environment.  These technologies offer tremendous potential for seniors and people with disabilities to successfully age in place. Kris will discuss the SHOW and how it is providing a way to showcase this life-enhancing technology. Click here for the transcript.
May 22, 2019
Get to know the NEAT Podcast crew!
This episode gives listeners the opportunity to get to know the podcast crew. Host and Blind Services Manager, Steve Famiglietti, Producer and Smart Technology Specialist Kris Thompson, Producer and Assitive Technology, Gaming and Digital Accessibility Specialist Adam Kosakowski, discuss their backgrounds and their paths to assistive technology. Click here for a full transcript of the show. 
April 24, 2019
All Things NEAT! With New England Assistive Technology Director, Nicole Feeney
Welcome to the FIRST EVER episode of The NEAT Podcast hosted by Steve Famiglietti! On today’s show, we will speak with the Director of New England Assistive Technology, Nicole Feeney. Get to know Nicole and The NEAT Center as she answers common questions, speaks about the future of NEAT,  and discusses her background and how she came to the NEAT Center. Click Here for a full transcript of the show.
March 13, 2019
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