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09.23.19
Alexa’s Show and Tell feature IDs objects for blind and low-vision users
09.23.19

Alexa’s Show and Tell feature IDs objects for blind and low-vision users

The feature is available in the US on Echo Show devices.

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09.04.19
The band X Ambassadors created a music video for the visually impaired
09.04.19

The band X Ambassadors created a music video for the visually impaired

It uses Microsoft's Windows Sonic technology to make the sound more immersive.

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08.28.19
Lego offers instructions for visually impaired builders
08.28.19

Lego offers instructions for visually impaired builders

The Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence is partnering in the effort.

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08.21.19
Google Docs 'live edits' feature helps the visually impaired
08.21.19

Google Docs 'live edits' feature helps the visually impaired

The new sidebar lets users keep up with document changes in real-time.

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06.04.19
Tesla reportedly blocks access to social network for work complaints
06.04.19

Tesla reportedly blocks access to social network for work complaints

It's that much harder for staff to say what they really feel.

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03.12.19
Microsoft's AI app for the blind helps you explore photos with touch
03.12.19

Microsoft's AI app for the blind helps you explore photos with touch

It also introduces iPad support.

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12.21.18
Anonymous social network Blind left user data exposed
12.21.18

Anonymous social network Blind left user data exposed

Passwords, private messages and email addresses were left unsecured.

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11.29.18
AR technology helps the blind navigate by making objects 'talk'
11.29.18

AR technology helps the blind navigate by making objects 'talk'

You could walk through unfamiliar areas using a headset to find your way.

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05.08.18
Google's Lookout will help the blind navigate their environment
05.08.18

Google's Lookout will help the blind navigate their environment

It can tell them if there's an object on their way or where the elevators are.

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