Eyes-Free Fitness is the first app designed to help people who are blind and visually impaired reach their health and fitness goals.
Austin Seraphin, a 41-year-old accessibility consultant who’s been blind since birth due to a condition called retinopathy of prematurity, is combining Western medicine with herbal remedies to cope with the excruciating pain that his calcifying corneas are causing him.
An Ottawa-based company is working to improve the effectiveness of vision-restoring technology with its Diamond Eye implant.
ELIA has created a modern, efficient alternative to braille that’s incredibly easy to learn for people who have a visual impairment and now they need your support.
The leading blood glucose meter for visually impaired people has been withdrawn from the market.
National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation’s largest employment resource for people who are blind, recognizes 3M’s significant impact on the employment of people who are blind with its highest honor, the R.B. Irwin Award.
Dr. Jeffrey N. Weiss, a physician, retinal specialist and electrical engineer did his first ocular retinal stem cell surgery in Germany and now it is FDA compliant in the United States.
Ramona Williams, 34, from Fulham, London, has had her design turned into a physical buggy by students at Imperial College, London. Williams has a series of eye conditions including congenital toxoplasmosis, which has impaired her vision since birth. She says she wouldn’t feel comfortable using a buggy as she would have to hold her cane folded up under her hands on top of the handle bar.
Innocean Worldwide, the advertising arm of Hyundai Motor Group, posted to YouTube a video to promote braille socks that it made with a local fashion brand to help the visually impaired, the company said Monday.