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Lighthouse Enchanted Hills Camp Evacuated as California Wildfires Near



The California wildfires are coming dangerously close to a popular camp for the blind.

The U.S. is not the Only Country with Inaccessible Currency



Contrary to popular belief, the United States is not the only industrialized country with an accessible currency problem and one group is trying to solve this.

Small JAWS 18 Update Fixes Outlook 365, Edge Bugs



A small update for JAWS 18 fixes some reported issues with Outlook 365 and Microsoft Edge.

JAWS 2018 Public Beta 2 Fixes Bugs in Many Areas, See the Complete Changelog



With the next version of JAWS just weeks away, the 2nd public beta for JAWS 2018 has been released.

Free Nearby Explorer Online Comes to the iPhone with Lots of Navigational Goodness



iOS users can now experience some of the power of their Nearby Explorer for free.

No Need to Wait Around, Be My Eyes for Android has been Posted



While the official release is scheduled for Thursday, the Be My Eyes Android app has been posted and is available for use by blind and sighted alike.

If You Only Take One Survey This Year, Make it WebAIM's Screen Reader Survey



Perhaps the most important access technology survey is back for another round, allowing screen reader users from across the world to sound off.

Just One Week Left to Submit Papers for #CSUNATC18 in San Diego



If you were planning to speak at next year's CSUN Assistive Technology Conference, you have one week to turn in your submission.

Optelec Now Shipping Compact 6 HD Speech, a Tiny Magnifier with OCR



Optelec's latest video magnifier is one of the smallest to gain OCR support, and it's now available.

Practice your Math in a Flash with a New APH Action for Google Home



You can now practice solving rapid-fire math problems thanks to a new Google Home Action from the American Printing House.

JAWS 18 September update Supports Edge Browser, Brailliant 14



The September update for JAWS version 18 has been released, and includes Microsoft Edge support as promised amongst other improvements.

Watch Liam Erven's Presentation at the Gamer Grace Video Gaming Convention



Game author and player Liam Erven recently presented a discussion on gaming from a blind person's perspective at a mainstream gaming conference, and now you can watch it in its entirety.

Project Management App Asana Gains VoiceOver Support with Latest Update



Asana, an app designed for teams and businesses to help them manage projects, has gained VoiceOver support with its latest update.

Catching Up: Try Out the JAWS 19, ur 2018 Public Beta



The latest version of JAWS has recently been released in public beta form, but it's not called JAWS 19.

Paid Racing Game Accessibility Research from Columbia University in New York



Researchers at Columbia University in New York City are testing a system to make racing games more accessible and enjoyable and are looking for your help.

California Joins New York in Offering Free Bookshare Memberships for Qualified Residents



California is the latest state where blind and visually impaired residents can gain free access to Bookshare.

To update or not to Update to iOS 11; Braille Users May Want to Wait According to AppleVis



Many of you may have already made the leap to iOS 11, but you may want to throw caution to the wind, especially if you are a braille user, according to a post from AppleVis.

Redbox Kiosks May Become More Accessible after Prolonged Legal Battle



After a prolonged legal battle, Redbox kiosks across the country may soon become accessible.

NVDA 2017.3 Released: Includes New Voices, Rapid OCR, Contracted Braille Input



The 3rd update for NVDA in 2017 is a big one, and it has noand you can The 3rd update of NVDA in 2017 is now available for mass consumption.

New Humanware Explore 8 Remains Portable While Packing in More Screen Real Estate



The line between small and large video magnifiers is becoming more blurry as Humanware releases an 8-inch model with portability and modern specs.

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