Monday, 30 November 2015

Talking Tech for Dec 1 2015

Document Accessibility Toolbar From Vision Australia Digital Access Release Dec 3 2015

 

On the 3rd of December (International Day for Persons with a Disability), the Vision Australia Digital Access team will be releasing the Document Accessibility Toolbar for checking and creating accessible Word documents.

 

On the radio program, Stephen Jolley interviews Neil King (Manager of Digital Access) about the Document Access Toolbar.

 

 

https://www.visionaustralia.org/dat 

 

Reminder about VA Summer Of reading Webinar, Dec 2 2015 at 7:30PM ESD.

 

https://www.visionaustralia.org/about-us/events/event/2015/12/02/default-calendar/register-now-for-vision-australia-s-summer-holiday-reading-webinar 

Reminder that the Vision Australia Connect App is also available on Android.

 

Direct url forVision Australia Connect in the Play Store:

 

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.visionaustralia.connect 

 

FSCast 117: Freedom Scientific Merge with Optelec

 

Business as usual for both companies for the moment, more to come next year.

 

http://www.freedomscientific.com/About/FSCast/FullListing#Episode117 

 

ABC iView with Audio Description now available on the web

 

You can now access and watch ABC iView Audio Description via the web making it available to a much wider audience.

 

http://iview.abc.net.au/programs/ad 

 

Apple pay launch’s in Australia from November 19 2015

 

From the Sydney Morning Herald, info on Apple Pay which currently only works with directly issued American Express cards.  Apple pay is convenient, secure, private, and accessible.  See my auto demo of Apple pay after the SMH link.

 

http://www.smh.com.au/technology/technology-news/apple-pay-launches-in-australia-without-national-banks-20151118-gl267c.html?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=nc&eid=socialn%3Atwi-13omn1677-edtrl-other%3Annn-17%2F02%2F2014-edtrs_socialshare-all-nnn-nnn-vars-o%26sa%3DD%26usg%3DALhdy28zsr6qiq 

Apple Pay demo:

 

http://s37.podbean.com/pb/cfec1d07f92433a7b5e324249991b378/565a4f21/data1/fs54/339150/uploads/ApplepaypaymenttransactiononiPhoneandApplewatch.mp3 

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