Barkly Square shopping centre in the Melbourne suburb of Brunswick is becoming more accessible for blind and visually impaired shoppers.
Retina Risk allows those who have diabetes to assess their own risk of diabetic eye disease.
Google, in its next phone, wants to introduce the next big thing: a way to control our screens without touching the screen.
The white cane is still one of the most common tools that blind and visually impaired people use to stay mobile. But think instead how valuable an electronic device would be if it could communicate on the surrounding environment to its user.
Lyft announced it will partner with autonomous vehicle (AV) company Aptiv and the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) to provide self-driven rides to blind and low-vision passengers as part of its Las Vegas pilot program.
James Grice, a second-year University of Kent (Britain) Business School BSc (Bachelor of Science) Management student, has launched a new iPhone app designed to help make rail travel more accessible for blind and visually impaired travelers by alerting them when their train is nearing a station stop, ensuring that they don’t miss it.
An iOS app that uses 3D audio cues to help the blind and vision-impaired navigate the world around them, made its debut last spring in the U.S. and now, the Soundscape app from Microsoft has been launched in Canada as a free download both in English and French.
A group of researchers at Ajman University have created smart glasses with the help of artificial intelligence (AI) technology that can read, navigate and identify faces to help the visually impaired.
Making entertainment accessible to as many people as possible can be challenging, especially for video games which rely heavily on visuals.
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