Google has announced an Interpreter Mode for Smart phones. The real-time translation tool is now coming to Assistant for Android and iOS with a new Smart Replies capability.
Comcast is partnering with wearable technology startup NuEyes to offer its Xfinity Stream app to visually impaired customers through NuEyes’ virtual reality technology.
Engineering students at the University of St. Thomas are working to help almost 90,000 blind and visually impaired people in Minnesota.
Airports around the world may soon be easier to navigate for travelers with reduced mobility, thanks to a high-tech wheelchair being tested in Winnipeg.
Led by Computer Science and Software Engineering Professor Panos Linos, a team of undergraduate software developers at Butler University, are creating a digital guide for the blind and visually impaired.
The self-driving vehicle service owned by Google parent Alphabet wants to expand its user base
Steve Decker, blind since birth and lead accessibility consultant at Target does a lot of online shopping with the help of tools that read text out loud.
Beginning in 2020, TransLink will install tactile and braille signs at every bus stop in Metro Vancouver for the blind and visually impaired.
Carnegie Mellon University researchers have come up with a method that will automatically identify memes and will apply pre-written templates to add descriptive text making them intelligible via existing assistive technologies.
The FDA has approved its first contact lens designed to effectively slow the progression of nearsightedness in children, starting in ages 8 to 12.