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12.01.15
Comcast starts describing live video entertainment to the blind
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Comcast starts describing live video entertainment to the blind

When a live musical airs on December 3rd, Comcast will describe the video to those who can't see it.

By J. Fingas,   12.01.15
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11.30.15
Microsoft updates navigation headset for the blind
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Microsoft updates navigation headset for the blind

"3D soundscape technology" helps the visually impaired enjoy and learn about their environs.

By C. Klimovski,   11.30.15
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11.20.15
Headband detects obstacles and guides the blind haptically
11.20.15

Headband detects obstacles and guides the blind haptically

Sentiri scans the environment with depth sensors and guides users with haptic vibrations.

By S. Dent,   11.20.15
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08.03.15
World's first braille smartwatch is an ebook reader and more
08.03.15

World's first braille smartwatch is an ebook reader and more

Dot should hit the market for less than $300, with pre-orders staring this year.

By J. Conditt,   08.03.15
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06.22.15
This device helps the blind navigate by tingling their tongues
06.22.15

This device helps the blind navigate by tingling their tongues

Remember the BrainPort, that device that helps the blind get around by sending electrical signals...

By J. Fingas,   06.22.15
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05.08.15
Students design a facial recognition cane for blind people
05.08.15

Students design a facial recognition cane for blind people

Facial recognition technology has many use cases, but none nearly as significant as this next one...

By E. Alvarez,   05.08.15
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04.28.15
Infrared implant brings practical sight to the blind
04.28.15

Infrared implant brings practical sight to the blind

You can already get a retinal implant to restore some sight when you're blind, but the quality is...

By J. Fingas,   04.28.15
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