In this guide, we will show how to use inexpensive Bluetooth Keyboards and related devices to make iOS Switch Control interfaces. This video shows you how to do it and the guide blow shows everything you want to know!
First, and most importantly, this site has just had a major update & some extra protection added to try to stop the LOSERS who are trying to use our site to send SPAM and increase their own site’s SEO by taking advantage of folks with disabilities. Like I really have time for this crap. :-/
Second, we’ll be gathering at the AT Makers Facebook Group for an update concerning Closing the Gap and our efforts this summer!
Well, due to circumstances beyond our control, we’ve had to change our name. It’s OK, I wasn’t a big fan of OpenAT since it really implied that our goal was to make more Open Source hardware/software for AT users… when in reality that’s more of a tool, not a goal.
So, with some input from the community (thanks Yahnatan!), we’re now ATMakers.org!
I will update the name of the Facebook Group tomorrow and let the DNS propagation work its way through, but for now, this site will answer to both domains.
BTW, look for another guide in the next few days – I have some volunteers from a local HS Stem club coming to take pictures making the Wireless Switch Interface!
When you’re first starting out with electronics, it’s hard to know how to make good-looking, easy-to-understand diagrams of your ideas and creations. But doing so is a huge plus when others are trying to help you!
This site is our first attempt to express a simple idea:
Open Source Hardware (and Software) provides tools that the Assistive Technology users could benefit from tremendously. Let’s make that happen.
Our first project will be to create complete instructions for the Switch-Enabled Cariboo® Game we created for display in the LessonPix.com booth. Hopefully, this will lead to more detailed discussions of how the amazing low-cost commodity hardware now available to Makers can help those who rely on Assistive Technology.