So excited to be part of the V&A Dundee Technology Taster Day with our research group as a partner! Dundee AAC Research Group will demo again “Painting with your Eyes” and “Chat like Stephen Hawking” as seen before at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh. And even more exciting: Becky Tyler will give a […]Read More Technology Taster Day at the V&A Dundee
Finally all registered and booked for this year’s AAATE conference. Being an Assistive Technology conference, it’s good to see links to advice on making sure your presentation is accessible: Microsoft: Make your PowerPoint presentations accessible to people with disabilities. Hope to see you at the conference, here a link to my abstract: Rolf Black, Annalu […]Read More Getting ready for AAATE
I came across this excellent little widget for my website to help accessibility: userway.org UPDATE, August 2019: Just realised since I moved to the free WordPress.com site that I can’t install any widgets… so, apologies, will have to wait… Please give it a try and let me know how it works: It’s a wheelchair user button […]Read More UserWay accessibility widget installed
Take a look at some videos to prepare for the upcoming release of this season’s challenge: Hope you are enjoying your summer holidays!Read More Lego FLL: The new challenge is coming in August!
For later… … when I have more time… Or better even make some time for it!Read More For later…
Gaming and AT There was a discussion recently on the CM AAC network on gaming and AT. Here some some of the links: http://www.gamebase.info/ or http://www.specialeffect.org.uk/can-we-help http://switchgaming.blogspot.co.uk/ http://www.sen-sation.co.uk/ http://shop.lepmis.co.uk/ http://www.engadget.com/2012/03/08/tobii-eyeasteroids-3d-eye-tracking-hands-on/ with http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=UNnosFZEUUkRead More Gaming and AT
An article in Aberdeen University’s new magazine, Scientia (page 16-17), describes the use of Natural Language Generation (NLG) such as in our “How was School today…?” project. In the collaboration project between Aberdeen and Dundee we used an area of NLG, Data-to-text, to generate stories that could be used by children with complex disabilities to talk to their parents […]Read More Speaking our Language