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2014-09-19 23:07:01

InventHelp, a leading invention submission firm, is submitting the Braille Microwave to applicable companies for their review. PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 "My friend lost her eyesight, and ever since then, she has experienced difficulties in her everyday life, especially in the kitchen," said an inventor from Houston, Texas. "Her blindness made her unable even to operate a microwave oven, which is why I invented this appliance." She developed the BRAILLE...

2014-09-18 23:14:22

SyncWords announces new technological updates to automate and improve the closed captioning process. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 SyncWords, a new tool to help automate captioning and subtitling, is making video and audio content more accessible to underserved populations, such as deaf and hard-of-hearing communities and non-native English speakers. As educational and current event related materials are delivered increasingly in video format, particularly in the digital realm,...

2014-09-18 23:04:23

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Hearing Aid Industry” report to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 This is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Hearing Aid industry in Global and China. The report provides a basic overview of the industry, including definitions, applications and industry chain structure. Global market analysis and Chinese domestic market analysis are provided with a focus on history,...

2014-09-17 23:03:57

New facility will expand access to health care for patients anywhere St. Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Mercy “topped out” the world’s first virtual care/telemedicine center this week, hoisting the building’s final beam into place. Sister of Mercy Claudia Ward also blessed the beam before it made its ascent. (Photos and video of the event, including footage from an unmanned camera mounted to the beam, available here: http://bit.ly/MercyVirtual.) “The topping out...

2014-09-17 04:21:57

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - New global Bluetooth standard to support connectivity with a variety of mobile devices With the introduction of wireless connectivity, hearing aid technology has taken a great leap forward. It allows people to connect their hearing aids with a wide range of mobile devices which have become an essential part of modern life - from MP3 player to TV and mobile phones - and to stay connected to the audible world...

2014-09-11 08:25:08

Cavena Audio Description package provides easy subtitling in 30 languages, with Acapela voices MONS, Belgium, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discover the full offer during IBC 2014, in Amsterdam Sept 12-16, on Cavena booth. (http://www.ibc.org/page.cfm/Action=Exhib/ExhibID=1813/ [http://www.ibc.org/page.cfm/Action=Exhib/ExhibID=1813 ]) Audio description (AD) is a growing requirement for broadcasters, and serves the needs of visually impaired people who want to be...

2014-09-10 23:09:00

Technology Association of Georgia Recognizes Award Finalists focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Education Waycross, GA (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry, today announced that Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth has been named as a Finalist in the Corporate Outreach category for the 2014 STEM Education Awards. The...

2014-09-10 23:00:47

101 Mobility of North Jersey will be presenting and providing product information at this weekend’s Special Needs Expo of New Jersey Teaneck, NJ (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 WHAT: Catch 101 Mobility of North Jersey at the Special Needs Expo of New Jersey this Sunday. 101 Mobility of North Jersey is a local resource for mobility and accessibility equipment for long-term installation and short-term rentals. Owners Sonny Singh and Vin Bahuguna carry a complete line of stair lifts, patient...

2014-09-09 16:28:32

Partnership to Help More Companies Comply with ADA MANCHESTER, Vt., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ai Squared, makers of ZoomText, the world's number one screen magnifier and screen reader for the visually impaired, continues its drive to help more Americans with disabilities by adopting SSB BART Group's (SSB) Accessibility Management Platform (AMP) for use within the company's Accessibility Services Division. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140909/144505 AMP is a web-based...

2014-09-09 08:41:21

-SaaS Startup Spawns Innovation, Alleviates Communication Roadblocks for Organizations of All Sizes, Worldwide- SILICON VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There's a new online platform with a mission to spur innovation and promote employee engagement. SpeakUp (getspeakup.com) today announced the public release of their business software, designed to enable companies to "employee-source" problem solving and idea creation....


Latest Assistive technology Reference Libraries

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2010-10-21 17:34:41

Morse code is a form of textual transmission as a series of on-off tones, lights, or clicks that are interpreted by a skilled listener. International Morse Code encodes the Roman alphabet, Arabic numerals, and a small set of punctuation as standardized sequences of short and long "dots" and "dashes". Since many non-English languages have more than 26 letters there are extensions to the Morse alphabet. The speed of Morse code is measure in WPM. A dot is one "on" element followed by an off...

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2010-10-07 15:50:33

A remote control is an electronic device that can operate another piece of electronic equipment wirelessly from a short line-of-sight distance. Although it goes by many names, it is most commonly called the remote. They are usually small wireless handheld objects with various buttons and settings. Most of the time, the remote contains a much larger majority of controls than the small amount of primary controls the device itself has. Remotes communicate either through infrared or radio...

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2010-09-23 19:56:17

The Braille system is a method that is widely used by blind people to read and write. It was devised in 1821 by Louis Braille, a blind Frenchman. The Braille characters are made up of six dot positions arranged in a rectangle containing two columns of three dots each. Including a subset when dots are not raised, there are sixty-four possible subsets. The positions on the grid are number 1-3 from top to bottom, on the left, and 4-6 from top to bottom on the right. Horizontal Braille text is...

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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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