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I recently became aware of an iOS app called Cardflow. I grew up using index cards for all sorts of tasks. The cards would be taped to walls as reminders or mind-maps/flow charts. Cards would be stuffed into pages of books as forms of annotations, and stacks of cards were created as flashcards. I was especially excited when stores stocked different colors, sizes, plain/lined/graphed, and containers to hold and sort them. These cards offered additional learning style supports when considering…Continue
Posted on August 16, 2018 at 11:31am — 1 Comment
In August of 2017, President Donald Trump signed into law the Food and Drug Administration Reauthorization Act of 2017. This legislation included the Over the Counter Hearing Aid Act allowing over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids. This Act enables adults who think they have a mild to moderate hearing loss to purchase OTC hearing aids without being seen by a hearing care professional, making access to hearing aids more affordable. The FDA will regulate the OTC hearing aids to ensure safety…Continue
Posted on July 16, 2018 at 8:32am — 2 Comments
Technology is both friend and foe. At times, it is frustrating and expensive. Nevertheless, it is innovative and life enhancing. The vision device field is making advancements many will want to know about. The OrCam MyEye 2.0 was the topic of last month’s blog. This month the Aira service will be highlighted.
Aira uses video-equipped smart glasses along with a smartphone app and one-button to access a network of trained professional agents to help people who are…Continue
Posted on June 15, 2018 at 2:53pm — 3 Comments
Technology is both friend and foe. At times, it is frustrating and expensive. Nevertheless, innovative and life enhancing. The vision device field is making advancements many will want to know about. The OrCam MyEye 2.0 is a wearable device platform which attaches to the temple frame of one’s eyeglasses and uses artificial vision to improve the lives of individuals identified with reading difficulties, or who are visually impaired or blind.
Prof. Amnon Shashua…Continue
Posted on May 17, 2018 at 6:02am — 1 Comment