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Objective information you can trust, smart and informed commentary, and cutting-edge news and trends concerning information technology and visual impairment are published monthly in AccessWorld®: Technology and People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired.

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Editor's Page: Revisiting Pokemon Go and Third Party Accessibility

Apple's Screen Recognition on iOS can bring accessibility to apps that are naturally inaccessible.

Return to Almost Normal, What's New from the CSUN Assistive Technology Conference

J.J. Meddaugh: After an entirely virtual event in 2021 which was devoid of many new product announcements, companies large and small return to Anaheim, eager to show off their latest innovations. And while some large companies like Google and Microsoft shows to not attend or maintain a much smaller presence, the conference itself felt almost normal and provided plenty of opportunities for networking, learning, and exploring.

Braille and Tactile Graphics at CSUN 2022

Judy Dixon: This year, there were more than the usual number of exhibitors featuring tactile graphics and braille-related products at CSUN. In this article, I will describe the tactile graphics items in the exhibit hall and a few of the other braille items.

Most Popular Articles

February 2017: MyReader and MyEye from OrCam: Text and Item Recognition at the Touch of a Finger

Bill Holton: Check out this review of the OrCam from the February 2017 issue.

December 2018: The Insignia Smart TV, Fire TV Edition: an Exploration and Review

Aaron Preece: From the December 2018 issue, we bring you a review of this accessible television running the Fire TV operating system.

January 2014: Three New Techniques for Treating Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Bill Holton: Check out this historical article regarding treating Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Remember, this article is from 7 years ago and the technology may have changed in that time. Check with the companies or organizations mentioned in the article for updates.

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