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Smartlife Tech Cast
21 minutes | Dec 17, 2019
Interview With David Dennis
In this episode, we interview David Dennis, who has been the face of the CNIB Shop in Toronto for 25 years. David tells us how he came to work at CNIB. He also gives us ideas for holiday gifts.
24 minutes | Dec 3, 2019
Introducing The Mapinhood App
In this episode, Jason speaks to iMerciv, the developers of an upcoming GPS app called Mapinhood. iMerciv was recently awarded a Microsoft AI for Accessibility grant to assist in developing this app.
23 minutes | Oct 23, 2019
Apple IOS 13: What’s New For Accessibility?
In this episode, Jason and Chris are joined by Tom Dekker from Victoria BC to discuss the new Apple iOS 13. They talk about what’s new and give advice on things to watch out for.
15 minutes | Oct 9, 2019
Phone It Forward
Jason and Chris speak to Melanie Taddeo about the Phone it Forward program. This is an innovative initiative provides smartphones to people with sight loss who need them.
27 minutes | Sep 26, 2019
Scanning and Reading Apps
In this episode, Jason and Chris are joined by Kim Kilpatrick from Ottawa. They discuss various apps for scanning printed text with your mobile phone and provide tips for getting the best scanning results.
25 minutes | Sep 12, 2019
Visual Assistance Apps: Comparing Be My Eyes And Aira
In this episode, we discuss two popular visual assistance apps, Be My Eyes and Aira. Be My Eyes is free, while Aira is a subscription service with some free time available. We discuss both offerings, and when you might want to use each one.
15 minutes | Aug 29, 2019
Learn about Microsoft Soundscape, a revolutionary new app for GPS navigation. In addition to a description of the app and how it works, you will also hear a demonstration of how the app can be used on a typical walking route.
15 minutes | Aug 19, 2019
Introducing Your Hosts
In the first episode of the SmartLife Tech Cast, the hosts introduce themselves and describe a bit about their background. They also give you a preview of what’s to come in future episodes.
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