Category: Disability

Open Voice Factory was on TV! Disruptive Tech TV

A few months ago in November, Open Voice Factory was featured on Disruptive Tech TV. This is the first UK 24/7 technology TV channel covering  technology news and events worldwide. Open Voice Factory applied to be on their Disruptive Pitch TV show. Described as a sort of Dragon’s Den, it’s an online TV program for […]

CommuniKate: Github and new website

Two cool CommuniKate things to tell you about! Website We’ve updated the CommuniKate website: It was something we thought carefully about for a while, but we wanted a site that focused on the ‘things that help’ rather than the ‘story about the things that help’.   The blog aspects have gone (news and development will […]

ISACC 2016

  We’ve just confirmed that eQuality Time will be at ISAAC’s 2016 conference. The International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ISAAC) works to improve the lives of children and adults with communication disabilities and their conference, held every two years,  is very much the biggest event on the communication disability calendar. It’s being held […]

6 Must-Do’s When Hairstyling Someone With A Neurological Disorder

Today’s guest feature is  by Cory Thomas, CEO/Founder of The Traveling Barbers “Hair Professionals For The Disabled”.  The Traveling Barbers, based in Trenton, New Jersey,  provide a home hair care service for the disabled community by send licensed barbers and hairstylists to the residences of those who has trouble making it out to a conventional […]

AzuleJoe Development Snapshot This is a demonstration video showing the state of our AzuleJoe project as it is right now (for developers, the video was made around this commit).  The script for the video is included below. This is a demonstration video for AzuleJoe. We’re going to walk you through setting up an online speech aid for […]

CAPR style update!

About 18months ago we featured Claudia Romero, who had just launched a clothing range for people with disabilities.  She’s back to tell us how the story has been developing. 🙂 You can read the first part of the story here. —————————– It’s been almost two years since I told the beginning of my story creating […]

On open source and medical devices…

Although I’ve posted little about it, you’ll be aware that eQuality Time is a finalist in the Inclusive Technology Prize.  Nesta, who are running the prize provided funding and support for us to look at expanding the AzuleJoe software (and by extension, the CommuniKate page sets) into a fully sustainable open source AAC solution. It’s […]