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Technology News for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired
From the American Foundation for the Blind
 April 2011 Issue  Volume 12  Number 4

In This Issue

Editor's Page

AccessWorld Readers Have a Lot to Say about Money

Access Issues

The Blind Driver Challenge: Technology that Puts Blind People in the Driver's Seat

Collaboration between the NFB and Virginia Tech, just may change some realities for people with vision loss, with its goal of developing technology that would give a person enough information, through nonvisual interfaces, to safely pilot a car. --Deborah Kendrick

Product Evaluations

Apple TV (2nd generation): Apple Continues to Set the Accessibility Standard

Does Apple TV provide the access to television programming people with vision loss have been looking for? This article takes a closer look at the fruits of technology. --Joe Strechay

Recent Conference Highlights

The Top 12 Highlights from the Josephine L. Taylor Leadership Institute Conference

Highlights from the information-packed 24th annual Josephine L. Taylor Leadership Institute, just couldn't be limited to a Top 10. There were so many great things about the event; it had to be a Top 12! --Joe Strechay

Highlights from the CSUN 2011 Conference

When attending the CSUN conference, you will always find new information and technology. Naturally there are also interesting stories to hear and trends to observe. This article gives my perspective. --Bradley Hodges

Letters to the Editor

More Financial Access Information from Fellow AccessWorld Readers

AccessWorld News

AccessWorld News

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