Assistive Technologies

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The Staunton Media Lab is pursuing several assistive technology projects through grant applications and contests. We appreciate your support for these special projects.

SML Reading Glasses for the Blind

Smartglasses with an embedded camera that scans documents and reads text into the ear. Has potential to make every book in print accessible to the blind.

SML Hearing Glasses for the Deaf

Smartglasses with an embedded microphone that detects voices in the room and translates them into text on the screen. Hearing Glasses make radio, television and conversation accessible to the deaf.

SML Tutorials & Podcasts

Our flagship program -- SML Live! -- airs Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. Eastern US Time. We are looking for sponsors to love. SML provides online tutorials, workshops and training for the uniquely able. Visit the SML website, SoundCloud and YouTube channel for the very latest in assistive tech!

A Wish Goes A Long Way

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How Can You Help?

Check out our tutes! SML has copyright-free tutorials on accessibility, assistive technology, video editing, audo editing, Chromebooks, and many other topics available at YouTube, SoundCloud and from the SML website.

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