The EyeHarp lets users compose music with just their eyes.
Our list of links this week includes several stories about alternative interpretations, gestures, and feedback.
The EyeHarp is an open source project that lets the user create complex music with just eye movement. Find out how WGBH is making museums more accessible. The next generation of Apple products may greatly expand their ability to work with audio and gesture inputs. How does color blindness affect a fashion designer on Project Runway?
- 3D Printer
Imagine the educational value this 3D printing utility could bring for people who are blind and visually impaired. Watching the amazing video piece below to learn more.
- Creating More Accessible Museums and Cultural Institutions.
Read our latest post to find out what WGBH is doing to create more accessible museums and cultural institutions
- Quadriplegic Passenger Forced off Frontier Airlines Flight
Airplane pilot kicks off quadriplegic passenger.
- Anthony Ryan Auld
Anthony Auld is a designer on the next season of Project Runway. He’s also color blind.
- Dyslexie Font
This font is designed to allow people with Dyslexia to read more comfortably.
- Curb Cut To Nowhere
What’s the worst curb cut fail you have ever seen? Here are some pretty bad ones.
- The Librarian: Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus (1818)
Did you know that Frankenstein was not a monster when he was created? If not, read the Yahoo! Accessibility Librarian’s pick of the week, “Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus“.
- iOS 5′s new accessibility options offer gesture controls
iOS 5 may include a touch sensitive control panel to help those who might struggle with gestures and hardware controls
- Social Media A Must For Deaf
What happens when you’re deaf and there is a poorly captioned breaking news report about a gunman in your city killing and holding people hostage? Read our latest post to find out!
- Flash Cards++ for iPhone
Have difficulty remembering things? Want to learn languages quickly? Flash Cards++ is an app for iPhone that makes all of this and more possible. Most importantly, this app is reported to be very accessible with VoiceOver screen reader for the blind.
- The EyeHarp: An Eye Tracking Based Musical Instrument
The EyeHarp uses eye tracking to compose music. It allows complex orchestration.
- St. Rita Fest July 8-10, Cincinnati – St. Rita School for the Deaf
Join the festivities this weekend in Cincinnati. The St. Rita Fest raises money for their School for the Deaf.
- Abilities Expo | Serving the Community since 1979
The Abilities Expo in San Jose features activities, lectures, and product demonstrations for all types of (dis)abilitiies. November 18-20, 2011
- For Some With Autism, Jobs to Match Their Talents
This company provides consultants, who have autism, to companies looking for highly trained individuals. The jobs are tailored to the individual’s talents.
- HTML5 Accessibility Chops: form control labeling
Steve Faulkner does follow up accessibility research on form label/input relationships. The buckle method is still the most stable.
- How Good Grows – Accessibility – Yahoo!
Find out how the Yahoo! Accessibility Lab helps Good Grow
- Wheelchair Cartoons – Disability Humor – dizABLED
Dizabled’s comic strips point out the humor and frustrations of life with a disability
Tags: Art, Forms, Gesture, iOS, Project Runway, VoiceOver, WGBH, Yahoo!