A visually impaired YouTuber has gained popularity for posting videos showing people how she lives her life with no sight.
There are racing games out there for the blind but Brian A. Smith feels that they are still not up to the mark and he created RAD, an audio-based interface that can be integrated into any racing game according to him.
“The RAD [racing auditory display] is the first system to make it possible for people who are blind to play a ‘real’ 3D racing game with full 3D graphics, realistic vehicle physics, complex racetracks, and a standard PlayStation 4 controller,” says Smith, a Computer Science PhD candidate at Columbia University.
Microsoft is introducing a number of improvements in Windows 10 this year to improve accessibility. The company recently outlined some of the new accessibility-related features and improvements in Windows 10 that are already available to Insiders today, as well as some that will be coming to users later this year.
Camassia offers visually impaired users an assistance to find the free path in front to them. In order to achieve this Camassia generates an acoustic representation of the path by analyzing the camera image and informs you continuously where it assumes free space.
NuEyes, maker of smartglass technology for individuals with low vision, and Genesis Rehab Services (GRS), a leading provider of physical, occupational, speech and respiratory therapy, announced a partnership to deliver best-in-class training for those clients needing skilled therapy services and clinical support for individuals purchasing NuEyes glasses.
First proposed in 2016, the extensive rebuild of the CNIB building now has provincial approval and construction is expected to begin this spring or summer.
The Skype team are addressing accessibility improvements to the Skype applications on Windows, Mac, iOS and Android. The improvements are part of Microsoft’s mission to make technology more accessible and empower people to achieve more.
A treatment for common causes of blindness could be available within five years, scientists believe, after revealing the first two patients given a revolutionary stem cell therapy have regained enough vision to be able to read.
Emirates NBD, a leading bank in the region, has launched major innovation-driven initiatives which enable self-service banking for people with disabilities in the UAE. Led by its flagship advocacy platform #TogetherLimitless, the bank continues to drive the financial inclusion of people with disabilities in the UAE with the aim to make Dubai a disability-friendly city by 2020.
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