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Objective information you can trust, smart and informed commentary, and cutting-edge news and trends concerning information technology and visual impairment are published monthly in AccessWorld®: Technology and People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired.

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Editor's Page: Push and Pull in Accessibility

Considering the different ways screen readers gain access to technology and what provides the best accessibility.

What Assistive Technologies are Used in the Workplace? Initial research findings by NRTC on Blindness and Low Vision, Mississippi State University

Steverson et al.: The National Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision (NRTC) began a longitudinal study to learn about AT use on the job by employed people who are blind or have low vision in 2020.

Voxmate: A Swiss Army Knife of Easy-to-use Apps for Your Android Phone

Judy Dixon: Voxmate is an app itself that employs a simple interface to provide quick and easy access to a set of useful applications. It was created by a group of developers in Estonia, and was launched in September 2021.

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February 2017: MyReader and MyEye from OrCam: Text and Item Recognition at the Touch of a Finger

Bill Holton: Check out this review of the OrCam from the February 2017 issue.

August 2021: A Guide to Using Mobile Check Deposit and Some Helpful Accessories

Judy Dixon: From the August 2021 issue, Cut down on your trips to the bank by using mobile check deposit, a feature offered by most banking apps.

January 2014: Three New Techniques for Treating Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Bill Holton: Check out this historical article regarding treating Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Remember, this article is from 7 years ago and the technology may have changed in that time. Check with the companies or organizations mentioned in the article for updates.

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