AT Banter Episode 72 – Peter Tucic and Victor Reader Trek

This week we’re bantering with Peter Tucic, Blackhawks fan and Blindness Product Specialist, about Humanware’s line of forthcoming new products — as well as a bit of hockey smack talk for good measure.

Show Notes
Humanware
http://www.humanware.com/

Canadian Assistive Technology
http://canasstech.com

How To Get Your Apps and Ringtones Back on Your Mac and PC with iTunes 12.6.3
https://coolblindtech.com/how-to-get-your-apps-and-ringtones-back-on-your-mac-and-pc-with-itunes-12-6-3/

AT Banter Episode 71 – Steve Bennett and Dolphin Computer Access

This week we travel across the pond (via Skype of course – we don’t have that much of a budget) and banter with Steve Bennett from Dolphin Software, makers of the SuperNova screen magnification and screen reader software.

Show Notes
Dolphin Software
https://yourdolphin.com/

Canadian Assistive Technology
http://www.canasstech.com

AT Banter Episode 70 – Tom Dekker

This week we welcome Tom Dekker, founder of iHabilitation Canada, blogger and Blindness advocate into the Guitar Dungeon where he discusses his early days of Phone Phreaking, some current trends in AT, and the fight against a new set of standards being introduced for Canadian Guide Dogs.

Show Notes

Hands off Our Harnesses

https://handsoffourharnesses.wordpress.com/

https://www.facebook.com/handsoffourharnesses/

iHabilitation

http://www.ihabilitation.com/

AT Banter Episode 69 – Junk in the Trunk

Rob, Ryan and Steve are back to basics with one of their patented stream-of-consciousness News shows, joined by Chaos Technical Service’s Rick Chant. Listen in as they discuss everything from fruit fly genitalia to hijacked voice assistants, and everything in between!

Show Notes

These Disabled Americans Are Getting Dragged Out and Arrested for Demonstrating Over Healthcare
http://www.esquire.com/news-politics/a12466578/disabled-protesters-healthcare-hearing/

Al Franken raises concerns about Apple’s FaceID

https://www.macrumors.com/2017/09/13/us-senator-questions-face-id-privacy-security/

Wearables Fashion Show at the Accessibility Innovation Showcase at Invictus Games  https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2017/09/23/wearable-assistive-technology-will-hit-the-runway-at-invictus-showcase.html

Google assistant comes to Bose head phones
https://www.thurrott.com/cloud/135419/google-assistant-comes-bose-headphones

Amazon brings new accessibility to Fire devices
https://www.amazon.com/p/feature/ter2a57g6htm6mr

Your future sex robot could be hacked and programmed to murder you
http://bgr.com/2017/09/11/sex-robot-hack-security-cyborg/

Internet of cells
http://www.nature.com/news/how-the-internet-of-cells-has-biologists-buzzing-1.22645

Hijacked Voice Assistants
https://coolblindtech.com/how-alexa-siri-google-assistant-can-be-listening-without-you-knowing-it/?utm_source=ReviveOldPost&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=ReviveOldPost

Google Chrome Will No Longer Autoplay Content With Sound In January 2018
https://tech.slashdot.org/story/17/09/15/2232241/google-chrome-will-no-longer-autoplay-content-with-sound-in-january-2018

AT Banter Episode 67- Idan Meir and Right-Hear

This week we do a bit of iBantering about the new Apple announcements before we’re joined by Idan Meir, co-founder and CEO of Right-Hear, an app and accessibility solution for the visually impaired.

Show Notes

Apple Special Event As It Happened
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/iphone-8-release-apple-event-as-it-happened/

Right-Hear
http://right-hear.com/

Right-Hear App for Android
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.righthear&hl=en

Right-Hear App for iOS
https://itunes.apple.com/il/app/right-hear-righthear/id1061791840?mt=8

AT Banter Episode 66 – Wade Wingler

This week we briefly discuss the new Eye Tracking software that will be included in the forthcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update before engaging in a Banterfest with Wade Wingler, Vice President of Technology and Information Services and Security Office at Easterseals Crossroads and host of the long running podcast Assistive Technology Update.

Show Notes

Easterseals Crossroads
http://www.eastersealscrossroads.org/

Assistive Technology Update
http://www.eastersealstech.com/category/assistive-tech-update/

AT Banter Episode 65 – Steve Barclay and Aroga Technologies

It’s our longest and most self-indulgent episode yet! This week we take a deep dive into the life and times of our own Steve Barclay and discuss the rise and fall of Aroga Technologies. An open and earnest discussion about just what happened with the Assistive Technology company we all worked at, and where things are going in the future.

Show Notes

Canadian Assistive Technology
www.canasstech.com

Chaos Technical Services
www.chaostechnicalservices.com

AT Banter Episode 64 – Jessica Kovacs

Steve is back in studio this week and we learn where he’s been all this time before welcoming Jessica Kovacs to the show where she tells us all about her blog, ‘Thomas Marshall Does It All’, where she details the day to day life of her son Tommy who is growing up blind.

Show Notes
Thomas Marshall Does It All
http://www.thomasmarshalldoesitall.com/

TMDIA Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/ThomasMarshallDoesItAll

TMDIA Twitter
https://twitter.com/thomasdoesitall

Faith No More
http://www.fnm.com

Danzig
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danzig_(band)

AT Banter Episode 63 – Comics Empower

Ever wonder if there were comic books for the Blind and visually impaired? Well wonder no more, Citizen! This week we’re talking with Guy Hasson, founder of a virtual comic book shop that produces audio described comic books specifically for the visually impaired community.

Show Notes
Comics Empower
Visit the Comics Empower website and see the entire library of comics that are available. You can also find them on Twitter @comicsempower and check out their podcast, Blind Panels.