Android Insights from IDEAL Group’s Knowledge Discovery Solutions Subsidiary 1. Android has been and will continue to be the platform driving low-cost devices. By 2018, China will account for nearly one out of every three smartphones shipped. Google’s Android will remain the market share leader among smartphone operating systems for the foreseeable future, with IDC projecting its share will hit 80 percent this [...]


Helping Students with Learning Disabilities Transition to College

Although assistive technologies and other supports can help, too few students who need them take advantage once they leave high school. Here’s what K-12 schools can do to help. By Dennis Pierce 12/16/14 As an occupational therapist and assistive technology specialist for Florida’s Alachua County Public Schools, Elisa Wern works with students who have various [...]

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Technology: transforming the lives of children with disabilities

By Rosangela Berman-Bieler on 02 Dec 2014 Children in Serbia use assistive technology to do their homework. (c) UNICEF/2011/Kate Holt   December 3 is International Day of Persons with Disabilities, a day when the talents, contributions and abilities of people with disabilities are celebrated globally. The goal is to promote greater understanding of the rights [...]

Apps4Android Releases 2014 Version of their Accessible Voter Information Guide

Application Helps Make Election Information Accessible for Voters with Print Disabilities   Contact: Steve Jacobs (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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