A washing machine specifically designed to help people living with a visual impairment has been launched by domestic appliances company Miele with development insight provided by the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB).
Google rolled out a slate of upgrades for Android designed to make the operating system more comfortable for those with disabilities to use. Google widely released Action Blocks, which combine pre-set Google Assistant commands and shortcuts into a single button or voice command, and added new features to the Voice Access, Live Transcribe, and Sound Amplify apps.
A bionic eye could restore sight to the blind and greatly improve robotic vision, but current visual sensors are a long way from the impressive attributes of nature’s design. Now researchers have found a way to mimic its structure and create an artificial eye that reproduces many of its capabilities.
Scientists give blind people ‘sight’ by drawing shapes directly on their brains
The WordPress Accessibility Team is organizing a new online event called WP Accessibility Day that will take place on October 2, 2020.
A recent survey from the Canadian Council of the Blind reported the blind and partially sighted community is significantly struggling amid the pandemic.
The City-led Object Recognition for Blind Image Training (ORBIT) research project is recruiting blind and low vision users to record videos of objects that are important to them. The objects will be used in the training and testing of artificial intelligence (AI) models for personalizing object recognition.
In celebration of this year’s Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), Deque is offering free training of its basic accessibility fundamentals bootcamp.
In response to COVID-19 more and more institutions are using Smart Glasses and Augmented Reality (AR) technology to facilitate patient care.
Google has debuted a kid-focused voice assistant named Diya as part of its new educational app for Android called Read Along.