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Objective information you can trust, smart and informed commentary, and cutting-edge news and trends concerning information technology and visual impairment are published monthly in AccessWorld®: Technology and People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired.

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Lee Huffman

Editor's Page: AccessWorld Salutes the Birthday of Louis Braille

Louis Braille changed the lives of people with visual impairments with his system of writing and reading.

Meet a Transit Professional

Despite a demanding schedule as a thought leader in the transportation arena, Ron Brooks has also managed to create a full life outside the office. For those who are not yet employed, his advice is clear. Volunteer. Build relationships. Be willing to do anything that is within your realm of capabilities.

Discover an Accessible Audio Game

If you're looking for an immersive and immensely replayable game, check out AudioWizards from MyTrueSound. There is a lot to love about this game and little to improve upon.

Reviews, Evaluations, and More

Learn About a Relatively Affordable Braille Display

If you are budget conscious or do not require JAWS support, the Braille Me is worth serious consideration, especially if you require cursor routing buttons. This article takes a close look at this new braille display and compares it to its closest competitor, the Orbit Reader 20.

Compare Three Bluetooth Earphones

This article looks at three Bluetooth earphones: Bose Frames, AirPods 2nd Generation, and the Plantronics M180 headset. The article focuses on those features that are most useful for people with vision loss, such as accessible documentation and screen reader responsiveness.

Get Fit with a Mobile Workout App

Aaptiv is a very good alternative to going to the gym, offering numerous workouts in many categories. Though most of the key elements are usable, the app has a couple of accessibility issues.

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