Visuallyimpaired

05.29.12
Prototype glasses help the visually impaired avoid obstacles
05.29.12

Prototype glasses help the visually impaired avoid obstacles

The crafty engineers at Google aren't the only ones working on augmented reality glasses. Research...

By T. O'Brien,   05.29.12
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04.27.12
LG gives away 2,000 specially modified phones for the blind
04.27.12

LG gives away 2,000 specially modified phones for the blind

Skipping on the LTE, HD IPS screen or dual-processor is usually not a recipe that will land your p...

By T. O'Brien,   04.27.12
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04.11.12
Android devs: if you can't use your app with your eyes closed, open them and read this
04.11.12

Android devs: if you can't use your app with your eyes closed, open them and read this

Google's doing a lot to bolster its Android developers guide at the moment, with fresh design tips...

By S. Sakr,   04.11.12
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03.07.12
App turns Android tabs into math tools for the visually impaired (video)
03.07.12

App turns Android tabs into math tools for the visually impaired (video)

Two high school students are taking part in a bit of an experiment at Vanderbilt University. The co...

By T. O'Brien,   03.07.12
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02.29.12
LookTel releases recognizer app for the visually disabled
02.29.12

LookTel releases recognizer app for the visually disabled

LookTel, which came out with the Money Reader app last year that helps the visually impaired accur...

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02.29.12
Google aids accessibility with ChromeVox reader, better YouTube captions and more
02.29.12

Google aids accessibility with ChromeVox reader, better YouTube captions and more

Engineers from Google have commandeered a booth at this year's CSUN accessibility conference and th...

By S. Sakr,   02.29.12
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02.20.12
Georgia Tech's BrailleTouch is a Braille writer for iPhone
02.20.12

Georgia Tech's BrailleTouch is a Braille writer for iPhone

Researchers from the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech have developed a prototype iP...

By S. Sande,   02.20.12
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12.01.11
Braille-It Labeler brings low-cost printing, 'sightless construction' to the blind
12.01.11

Braille-It Labeler brings low-cost printing, 'sightless construction' to the blind

It's certainly not the first Braille label printer we've seen, but Ted Moallem's Braille-It Label...

By A. Toor,   12.01.11
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11.07.11
NSK developing Kinect-laced robotic guide dog for the blind (video)
11.07.11

NSK developing Kinect-laced robotic guide dog for the blind (video)

Have you ever looked at a robotic dog, scratched your head and thought, "Why?" Well, NSK has just...

By A. Toor,   11.07.11
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