This week Ryan, Rob, and Steve welcome advocate and fledgling app developer Megan Heximer to the show to discuss Accessibility Business Guide, her new app that provides the Disability Community with detailed accessibility information for local businesses. They discuss how the app works, the importance of community driven data as well as the need for information about accessible venues in mainstream Mapping programs.
AT Banter Episode 254 – Maccessibility
Guess who’s back?? Rejoice, ye Barclheads! Steve triumphantly (well, that might be pushing it) to the podcast just in time for the newly reunited trio to welcome Darcy Burnard and Holly Anderson from the Apple-centric accessibility podcast ‘Maccessibility’ to the show. They talk about what the state of accessibility of Apple is currently, whether the playing field has been leveled between all the different OS and device manufacturers, and what kind of innovations might be coming in the future.
Show Transcript: https://atbanter.files.wordpress.com/2021/09/at-banter-podcast-episode-254-maccessibility.pdf
Maccessibility Podcast Online
AT Banter Episode 208 – Shelly Brisbin
It’s a big show this week as Rob, Ryan, and Steve welcome Shelly Brisbin to the Anti-Gloom Zoom Room. Shelly is an author, podcaster, producer, and blogger who has been writing about accessibility and Assistive Technology since the early 2000s and her book, iOS Access for All is one of the most comprehensive resources around for iOS accessibility features. We chat with her from everything from the early days of Apple accessibility right through to where accessibility stands during these days of COVID. You don’t want to miss this one!
36 Seconds That Changed Everything: How the iPhone Learned to Talk
AT Banter Episode 168 – What’s New with Aira
It’s a big show this week as Rob, Steve, and Ryan discuss a range of big topics, including climate change, ape uprisings and even find some time to manage to touch on the accessibility features of iOS 13 before welcoming on Jenine Stanley, Explorer Community Manager at Aira to discuss what’s new with the innovative service for people with Blindness or Low Vision.
AT Banter Episode 157 – Mike Feir and Accessible Gaming
Ready to do some button mashing?? We take a deep dive into the history and future of Accessible Gaming with this week’s guest, Mike Feir, who is a regular contributor on AMI as well as author of several books. Mike’s experience with Accessible Gaming goes all the way back to the 90s, and he discusses what it was like back then and where he sees gaming going these days.
Kelly & Company
AT Banter Episode 156 – Tyler Stephen WWDC Rundown
This week it’s all about Apple as we welcome Tyler Stephen from AppleVis into the Guitar Dungeon to give us a rundown of the major Accessibility announcements that were made at Apple’s annual Developer’s Conference.
Ali Stroker Makes History as First Wheelchair User to Win a Tony
WWDC 2019 as it happened: everything announced during Apple’s keynote
AT Banter Episode 147 – Karthik Kannan and Envision AI
This week Rob, Ryan and Steve welcome Karthik Kannan, co-Founder and Chief Engineer at Envision Technologies, into the Guitar Dungeon all the way from the Netherlands! We discuss the details of the Envision app, which assists blind or partially sighted users and the power of AI and machine learning that drives it.
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AT Banter Episode 125 – Sophie Aladas and Key2Access
Steve returns to the Guitar Dungeon this week just in time to join Rob and Ryan in talking to Sophie Aladas from Key2Access, a company that is revolutionizing pedestrian mobility through the use of wireless technology.
AT Banter Episode 124 – Alex Koren and Actiview
This week we’re combining two of our favorite things – accessibility and movies! Rob and Ryan talk to Alen Koren from Actiview, an accessible app that provides audio description, captioning, enhanced audio and sign language services for movies. They discuss the app’s origins and features as well as the importance of having accessibility solutions in theaters.
AT Banter Episode 92 – The Inclusio Project
For the first time ever, we welcome two guests onto the show: Anita Hofer from Accessible Housing, a non-profit organization from Calgary that builds accessible and affordable housing and Mike Dummer, owner of Digital Lifestyles the company that was responsible for installing and maintaining the automation and accessibility features of AH’s new Inclusio Development.