Blind

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...

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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...

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03.17.15
Smash-a-ball improves blind kids' memory and spatial awareness
03.17.15

Smash-a-ball improves blind kids' memory and spatial awareness

The machine you see above is called Smash-a-ball, and to put it simply: it's like Whack-a-mole des...

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03.06.15
Bluetooth beacons are helping the blind navigate London's Tube
03.06.15

Bluetooth beacons are helping the blind navigate London's Tube

London's Underground network can feel like a maze for even the most seasoned traveller, especially...

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02.03.15
WoW Moviewatch: The Craft of War: BLIND
02.03.15

WoW Moviewatch: The Craft of War: BLIND

I've treasured the WoW machinima community just as much -- if not more -- than the rest of the game...

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11.21.14
3D talking map can help the blind find their way
11.21.14

3D talking map can help the blind find their way

The Perkins School for the Blind in Massachusetts just got a high-tech installation to help keep t...

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11.06.14
Microsoft's bone-conducting headset guides the blind with audio cues
11.06.14

Microsoft's bone-conducting headset guides the blind with audio cues

While nothing can replace the companionship of a guide dog, technology can help make treks through...

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10.28.14
Synthesizer transforms weather into live streamed ambient tunes
10.28.14

Synthesizer transforms weather into live streamed ambient tunes

What if you could use a locale's current weather conditions to make ambient music? Well, that's pr...

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08.03.14
San Francisco airport beacons help the blind get around using their phones
08.03.14

San Francisco airport beacons help the blind get around using their phones

San Francisco International is about to make life decidedly easier for blind and visually impaired...

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