McDonald’s, the largest food chain in Israel, is the first in the country to become accessible for the visually impaired.
Going to a restaurant and reading a menu is something many people take for granted. But if you are blind or visually impaired that is sometimes not so easy.
Drinking diet soda may raise the risk for a severe type of diabetic eye disease that can lead to blindness, a new study says.
From mobile health devices to sleep analytic technologies, health-tech companies and startups showcased their creations to global visitors at the annual CES 2019. Some products are already in the market, while others are preparing to go commercial.
Next time you want to get your eyes tested, you may not have to visit the optician — you could test your eyes yourself at home using a new gadget that was named an Innovation Awards Honoree at CES 2019.
eSight, the makers of the eSight electronic glasses, is permanently dropping the pricing of its eSight glasses from $10,000 USD to $5,950 USD.
If you have more than one Echo, you can turn two Echos into an in-home intercom system. And even if you don’t have two devices, you can still use this feature with the Alexa app for mobile devices.
CTA Foundation announced the winners of its fourth annual Eureka Park Accessibility Contest at CES 2019. The winners of this contest were selected from a pool of Extreme Tech Challenge entries based on their ability to benefit older adults and people with disabilities. The five winners each receive a booth in Eureka Park at CES 2019 and a $2,500 prize. The CES 2019 Eureka Park Accessibility Contest winners are:
The first annual CES Pitch Competition to highlight technology creating social connection was recently announced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) Foundation and AARP. The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) Foundation – a national foundation with the mission to link seniors and people with disabilities with technologies to enhance their lives, invites CES 2019 attendees to participate in selecting the winners by in-person audience vote. The pitch event is sponsored by AARP Innovation Labs which engages with startups to transform markets and change lives.
Smart Guider uses sensor and camera technology developed for autonomous vehicles to power a “self-driving” cane to help blind and visually impaired users navigate to a destination.