Engineering students at the University of St. Thomas are working to help almost 90,000 blind and visually impaired people in Minnesota.
Led by Computer Science and Software Engineering Professor Panos Linos, a team of undergraduate software developers at Butler University, are creating a digital guide for the blind and visually impaired.
The self-driving vehicle service owned by Google parent Alphabet wants to expand its user base
Steve Decker, blind since birth and lead accessibility consultant at Target does a lot of online shopping with the help of tools that read text out loud.
Carnegie Mellon University researchers have come up with a method that will automatically identify memes and will apply pre-written templates to add descriptive text making them intelligible via existing assistive technologies.
Originally from Chile, the app — which means “guide dog” in Spanish slang — was brought to the Tampa area two months ago.
Travelers who are blind or have low vision now have access to Aira, an assistive technology when they visit Winnipeg Richardson International Airport.
The Consumer Technology Association awarded American Printing House (APH) with a highly coveted Best of Innovation Award. The award, won in the accessibility category, honors APH’s Code Jumper, an incredible, inclusive product that allows children who are blind or visually impaired to learn computer coding alongside their sighted peers.
EyeQue, the leader in award-winning vision wellness devices, has been honored with a CES 2020 Innovation Award for the EyeQue Vision Monitoring Kit™: a convenient, low-cost eye wellness system designed for everyone from children to adults. The announcement was made during CES Unveiled New York, an invite-only tech event bringing together top media, exhibitors and industry leaders for a sneak peek of the products and trends expected at CES 2020, which will run January 7-10, 2020 in Las Vegas, NV.
Aira has announced a partnership with Microsoft and Moovit to help blind and low-vision users access public transport more easily.