December 22, 2017
Update for the Seeing AI app from Microsoft
The Seeing AI app has been recently updated with 4 extra channels: currency, Colour, hand writing, and Light.
I have updated my podcast on the Seeing AI app to include these channels.
The latest JaWS2018 update includes to interesting features: Speech On demand and Screen Shade.
To toggle Speech on Demand: JAWS+Space+S.
To toggle Screen Shade: JaWS+Space+Print Screen.
If you are using a MacBook keyboard with Windows 10, then the keyboard command for Screen Shade is: JAWS+Space+Fn+Shift+F11.
A Play Around with a New device - Sensivo Sky
This device allows you to control your Air Conditioner as the device emulates your remote, and via the app you can control and monitor your Air Conditioner. In addition, you can link the device account up to Google Home or Amazon Echo and turn the temperature up and down, change to cool to heat, and check temp or humidity readings on the AC.
Different ways of Catching Up with Talking Tech or Vision Australia Radio over the Summer
You can catch the show via Vision Australia I-Access with the VA Connect app for iOS or Android, listen to it on the Victor Stream, or any pod catching app.
As vision Australia Radio is online, you can listen via Tune-In Radio or even say something like on Google Home: Ok Google play Vision Australia Radio Melbourne.
Microsoft and Apple’s Accessibility Support phone numbers for the Christmas New Year Holiday Period
Apple: 1300 365 083.
Microsoft: 1800 280 300.
Where to watch Audio Described Content Over the Summer
iTunes, Netflix, and Amazon Prime video. Also accessible cinemas.
Keep an eye out for the BAMDescribe iOs app, exciting times may be ahead.
Where to Access Books Over the Summer
Vision Australia I-Access via Va Connect app, Audible, Kindle, Google Play Books.