February 2015 Issue  Volume 16  Number 2

In This Issue

Editor's Page

AccessWorld Recognizes February As Low Vision Awareness Month

Product Evaluations and Guides

A Review of the Be My Eyes Remote Sighted Helper App for Apple iOS

by Bill Holton

Be My Eyes is an extremely powerful platform whose time has come. I will still keep both TapTapSee and KNFB Reader on my iPhone's home screen, but Be My Eyes will definitely be my fallback— and in many instances, my go-to— resource.

An Evaluation of the HIMS E-bot PRO Remote Controlled Video Magnifier with OCR, Computer and Tablet Compatibility, and Wi-Fi Capability

by John Rempel

The portability of the E-bot PRO, along with its ability to provide a wireless experience and to connect with two of the most commonly used operating systems for tablets, pushes the envelope when it comes to the versatility and features of a video magnifier. The E-bot PRO represents an impressive combination of both innovation and portability.

Conference Coverage

ATIA 2015 Conference: Technology Highlights from the Exhibit Hall

by J.J. Meddaugh

The Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA) annual conference is referred to by many in the assistive technology field as the unofficial start to the conference season. While this year's conference wasn't brimming with new technology, there were several new products on display that are definitely worth discussing. Here's an overview of products that caught our attention.

Cell Phone Access

Mobile Phone Technical and Access Support: A Look at AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint

by Bill Holton

The quality of available support for technical and access issues is an important element to consider when choosing a mobile carrier.

Hospitality Industry Accessibility

Focus on the Hospitality Industry, Part I in a Series: A Guide to Online Reservations for Marriott and Hyatt Hotels

by Janet Ingber

This article marks the beginning of a series about the hospitality industry and people who are visually impaired. This article will focus on hotels—specifically the online reservations websites for Marriott and Hyatt Hotels.

AccessWorld News

AccessWorld News

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

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