Tech Connect

Join us every other Thursday at 11:00 am (CST) for Tech Connect Live! This free bi-weekly event features demonstrations and discussion of assistive technology for people with vision loss. Join hosts Cory Ballard and Luke Scriven, Vision Forward Assistive Technology Specialists, via Zoom or live on YouTube as they put the latest tech through its paces and join in the fun in the Chat.

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Tech Connect Live Recordings


02/17/2022 – IrisVision Inspire
03/03/2022 – iPhone: Using the rotor
03/17/2022 –  Tools for domestic and international travel
03/31/2022 – Using Google Docs and Google Sheets with a screen reader
04/14/2022 – ElBraille and Focus Braille displays with Ron Miller
04/28/2022 – Accessibility in Windows 11
05/12/2022 – Google’s Lookout App
05/26/2022 – OxSight Onyx Wearable (TBC)
06/09/2022 – WeWalk Cane and App with Paul Burden
06/23/2022 – Orcam MyEye Pro: Advanced Functionality
07/07/2022 – Dolphin Guide Connect
07/21/2022 – How to choose the right technology
08/04/2022 – Strap technologies (TBC)
08/18/2022 – Surprise
09/01/2022 – Downloading books from NLS BARD
09/15/2022 – Amazon Echo vs. Google Home vs. Apple HomePod
09/29/2022 – Using Microsoft Teams with a screen reader
10/13/2022 – Using social media with VoiceOver
10/27/2022 – Holiday gifts for the VIP in your life
11/10/2022 – Thanksgiving Cooking Tips with Rose Visser
12/08/2022 – Year Wrap Up – Favorite tech of 2022 with Sam Seavey
12/22/2022 – OFF FOR XMAS

Hosted by Cory Ballard and Luke Scriven, Assistive Technology Specialists, these informative demonstrations and discussions of assistive technology for people with vision loss, are a great way to learn about the latest technology. Guests are encouraged to join the conversation through the Chat feature.

Tech connect Live Resources

To download hand-outs from past Tech Connect Lives, please go to our resources page.