Glaucoma patients can use implants to treat the condition by draining the eye, but the existing technology rarely lasts more than a few years thanks to the accumulation of microorganisms that wreck the functionality. A Purdue-led team might have a clever technological solution, using magnetism.
Retail stores still have old-fashioned operating procedures considering the technology available that could benefit people with various abilities. Replacing them with robot assistants just might be the way of the future. That is, if LG has anything to say about it.
Netflix is looking to improve accessibility where its iOS app is concerned and, as such, has shown off a feature called Eye Nav, which will allow users to control it with various facial movements.
Tech companies are generally slow when it comes to making their products accessible to people with disabilities. But lately, some of them have been working on innovative projects that will accommodate more users. One of the most interesting of these comes from a Chinese company called Alibaba, which introduced a smart display technology to help the visually impaired with shopping and payments on their phones.
As a truck driver, David Cheshire has struggled with finding a way to see better while driving. Driving down the interstate day in and day out started to cause strain on Cheshire’s eyes, exit signs started to get blurry and he knew that he had to take action to fix his eyesight. Cheshire didn’t like wearing contacts, though, and he couldn’t afford prescription sunglasses, according to a press release from Brinton Vision.
Months after announcing its privacy-focused DNS service, Cloudflare is bringing 220.127.116.11 to mobile users for iOS and Android.
In 1970 — just two years into his military career — then-Sergeant Klein contracted an eye disease, which eventually blinded him. The Air Force gave Klein an honorable medical discharge, and sent him home.
Amazon’s Alexa-controlled speakers can now keep up with their favorite musicians, thanks to Amazon Music’s New Release Notifications feature.
25.5 million adults in the United States have reported vision loss, ranging from partial to total blindness. One of those individuals is David Furukawa, who was diagnosed with a degenerative eye disease in college and gradually lost his sight. As he felt a loss his independence in tandem with vision loss, Furukawa shared his pain points with friends Tara Williams and Chris Webb.
The Center for Hearing and Communication awarded Apple the Eleanor Roosevelt Humanitarian Award for its efforts toward creating accessible products and technologies for people living with disabilities.