Visuallyimpaired

11.20.17
Hulu lawsuit centers on lack of audio options for blind users
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Hulu lawsuit centers on lack of audio options for blind users

None of its programming has a dedicated audio track describing on-screen action.

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06.06.17
Facebook Live closed captioning makes videos more accessible
06.06.17

Facebook Live closed captioning makes videos more accessible

It's the latest tool to improve function for users with disabilities.

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03.07.16
Toyota's wearable for the blind sees the world through cameras
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Toyota's wearable for the blind sees the world through cameras

The company is developing assistive technology under 'Project BLAID.'

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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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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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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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