Visually-impaired

03.08.13
The Daily Grind: Are /follow commands taboo?
03.08.13

The Daily Grind: Are /follow commands taboo?

Earlier this week, World of Warcraft patched out a surprising mechanic present in the game for a...

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03.07.13
Blind player Ben Shaw on raiding and WoW for the sightless
03.07.13

Blind player Ben Shaw on raiding and WoW for the sightless

It was World of Warcraft's feel-good people story of last year: Ben Shaw, the energetic young Bri...

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07.16.12
Georgie app offers up Android features and voice-guided menus for the blind: we go hands-on (video)
07.16.12

Georgie app offers up Android features and voice-guided menus for the blind: we go hands-on (video)

Phone options for the blind previously been pricey hardware based solutions -- or feature-light (p...

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01.12.12
"Guide dog" player and guild embrace sightless guildmate, steer team to victory
01.12.12

"Guide dog" player and guild embrace sightless guildmate, steer team to victory

After seeing this guild's victories through the lens of their mutual friendship, you'll never loo...

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09.05.10
Braille Buddy concept keyboard teaches six-dot typing
09.05.10

Braille Buddy concept keyboard teaches six-dot typing

We've seen any number of gadgets designed to help the visually impaired read (and even occasionally...

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07.06.09
Visually impaired players: The unseen inhabitants of Azeroth
07.06.09

Visually impaired players: The unseen inhabitants of Azeroth

The other night I was chatting to a friend of mine on Skype and she casually mentioned -- because s...

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06.04.08
New PC game accessible to blind players, uses Wiimote
06.04.08

New PC game accessible to blind players, uses Wiimote

AudiOdyssey is the work of the folks at MIT's GAMBIT Game Lab, and is designed to be playable for bo...

Posted   06.04.08
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06.21.06
Kurzweil set to unveil portable reader for the blind
06.21.06

Kurzweil set to unveil portable reader for the blind

Even though we've seen a ton of products designed to aid the visually-impaired in their daily lives,...

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