Microsoft app helps blind people ‘see’ the world with AI
The app recognizes currency, speaks text and even identifies visual emotion.
ICYMI: Hyper directional sound guides runners
Visually impaired athletes can use the system on indoor tracks.
Touchable BlindPad puts visual information at your fingertips
192 magnetic buttons turn visual data into touchable shapes.
A haptic wristband could help the blind 'see' the world
Blind people rely heavily on their sense of touch, after all.
Aira uses smart glasses to help blind people navigate the world
The system also works with smartphones.
Computer vision may help the blind see the world
Horus uses a pair of HD cameras to capture the world and translate it into speech.
FCC program that gives tech to deaf, blind Americans is permanent
Plus, new rules increase the number of hearing-aid compatible wireless devices carriers and manufacturers have to offer.
Uber settlement protects travel with your guide dog
Its proposed changes would prevent drivers from kicking out passengers with service animals.
Toyota's wearable for the blind sees the world through cameras
The company is developing assistive technology under 'Project BLAID.'