Apps4Android Releases 2014 Version of their Accessible Voter Information Guide

Application Helps Make Election Information Accessible for Voters with Print Disabilities   Contact: Steve Jacobs steve.jacobs@ideal-group.org (614) 777-0770 HILLIARD, Ohio (BUSINESS WIRE) October 22, 2014 –Apps4Android today announced the release of a “no-cost-to-the-user,” accessible, 2014 Voter Information Guide® (VIG). VIG was designed to help users, including those with visual disabilities, find personalized election information based [...]

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New Mobile App Makes Audio Streaming of Newspapers and Magazines Available to Persons with Print Disabilities

CRIS Radio enables blind and visually impaired individuals to access print media through new app created by Apps4Android WINDSOR, Conn., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – CRIS (Connecticut Radio Information System, Inc.) today announced the release of an Android smartphone app that makes it easy for people who are blind, and those with other print disabilities to access human [...]

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App Enables Blind and Visually Impaired Individuals to Identify U.S. Currency Notes with Android Smartphone

Apps4Android updates IDEAL Currency Identifier to read notes faster and recognize new $100 note By Apps4Android Published: Monday, Sep. 8, 2014 – 5:42 am HILLIARD, Ohio, Sept. 8, 2014 — /PRNewswire/ – Apps4Android today announced the release of an updated version of their no-cost-to-the-user, U.S. currency note identification app called “IDEAL Currency Identifier (ICI).” Photo – [...]

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IDEAL Group Apps4Android Releases Innovative Knowledge Mining App for People with Print Disabilities

New “Document Knowledge Miner” enables those with print disabilities to more easily acquire knowledge from digital files, increasing the usability of mobile wireless technologies. HILLIARD, OH –August 20, 2014 – IDEAL Group Apps4Android today announced the release of “Document Knowledge Miner,” an Android application that enables individuals with print disabilities to acquire knowledge from digital [...]

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FCC aims for mobile device theft solution within 6 months

The Federal Communications Commission hosted a workshop on the prevention of mobile device theft June 19, in an effort to rally stakeholders and put forth an implementable solution within six months. “The issue has been identified. The low-hanging fruit solutions to this issue have been picked. It’s time to climb higher up the tree,” said [...]

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July FCC Vote Expected On IP Clip Captioning

Broadcasters and cable operators may be battling over retrans, but they are on the same side when it comes to closed captioning online clips of shows originally aired on TV. The buzz around the commission is that the chairman is planning to circulate an item for a vote at the July 11 open meeting requiring [...]

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Mobile ‘net neutrality’ faces new day of reckoning at FCC

(Reuters) – A surge in mobile Internet usage has U.S. regulators considering whether to apply the same rules to fixed and wireless Internet traffic, and large technology firms are siding with consumer advocates to call for such a change. The Federal Communications Commission is now rewriting the so-called “net neutrality” rules, aimed at ensuring that [...]

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Apps4Android Announces Update to GuideDroid®, a Fully-Accessible, Mainstream GPS Application

Providing Walking, Biking, Driving, and Transit Directions for the Masses   Media Contact: Apps4Android, Inc. Media Relations media-relations@apps4android.org HILLIARD, Ohio (BUSINESS WIRE), March 10, 2014 – Apps4Android today announced an update to GuideDroid®, a fully-accessible, mainstream GPS application for use by everyone, including individuals with cognitive (and other) print disabilities. The update makes it possible for users [...]

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IDEAL Group’s Wireless Device Donation Program

IDEAL Group, Inc. and Apps4Android, Inc. serve as “Pass-Through Agents (PTAs)” for wireless device manufacturers and wireless service providers from around the world wishing to donate devices to not-for-profit 501(C)(3) R&D organizations focused on developing mobile applications in support of people with disabilities. As PTAs, both IDEAL Group and Apps4Android assume full responsibility for receiving, [...]

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