Bridges News — Tablets & SmartPhones

Store Your Chormebooks Safely and Securely With New Tech Tubs

Store Your Chormebooks Safely and Securely With New Tech Tubs

We’re all familiar with the growing popularity of Chromebooks in education (see our previous blog posts for more Chromebook info). If you don’t have them already you might even be planning a Chromebook role out in your learning environment. Does your school have a storage solution ready, that makes device sharing easy and is cost effective? Well, if Chromebook storage is your question, we have your answer – the newly updated Tech Tubs!
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Co:Writer iPad App now works in other Apps

Co:Writer iPad app already had unbeatable word prediction and topic dictionaries.

With the new update, Co:Writer works in any other writing application on your iPad or iPhone -- Word, Google Docs, Pages, email, social network.

Co:writer now works as its own on-screen keyboard. In this setting, the prediction options appear above the keyboard, typing into whatever writing app you're using.
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6 + 1 Super Cool AT stories from 2016 ATIA conference

This year's Assistive Technology Industry Association's conference in Orlando turned out to be a really exciting few days. We got to attend sessions, meet with our manufacturing partners and prowl the massive exhibit hall hunting for cool stuff.

This year, the weather was unseasonably hot outside (peaking at 27C. Most years, the weather is more like Vancouver in November, than Toronto in June) and freezing in the halls with the air conditioning on max.

Despite the contradictory conditions we layered-up and tracked down what we think are the neatest AT developments at this year's ATIA. Here they are.
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Bridges LIVE! Coming to a City Near You

We’ve just had our first Bridges LIVE! event in Mississauga and it was a great success. The enthusiasm of attendees, the discussions around trends in AT, new eye gaze technology and iPad access options, teaching strategies for students with profound challenges, tools on the cloud… as usual we probably learned as much from our participants as they from us!
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