Shure has shown its support for The Baton Project, an initiative to develop a new conductor’s baton that sends wireless signals to wearable vibration devices, enabling visually impaired musicians to play as part of traditional orchestras.
A new Jefferson Community and Technical College culinary program provides training for those who are blind or visually impaired.
If you want to make a call on your iPhone and your phone’s just out of reach, don’t forget that you can get Siri to start a speakerphone call for you, handsfree.
Continuing its partnership with Amazon, Microsoft has rolled out its Skype calling service to Alexa-enabled devices this week. This will not only allow Amazon’s Echo range to make basic Skype calls but will also enable devices like the Echo Show to include video calling support for the Skype service.
Eye diseases and injuries impose a significant clinical problem worldwide. Safe and effective ocular drug delivery is, however, challenging due to the presence of ocular barriers.
Microsoft has released updates for their new Skype v8 app for desktop devices including Windows and Mac systems. The company says it has made the new changes to improve the app’s accessibility features. Here’s the full list:
LG Electronics announced that they will supply 15,000 TVs for people with hearing or visual impairments by the end of 2018. The company won an order from the Korea Communications Commission (KCC) and the Community Media Foundation.
Google renamed TalkBack to Android Accessibility Suite back in June. It’s a collection of the company’s assistive services for phones and tablets to help with eyes-free usage. Version 7.2 for Android Accessibility Suite is widely rolling out with a number of updates.
In a new study, electrodes implanted in the brain caused parts of patients visual cortex to light up in specific patterns, allowing them to see shapes of letters in their mind’s eyes.
OrCam has introduced voice command technology to its MyEye 2 and MyReader 2 devices in its latest software update that includes Bluetooth connectivity and additional languages.