A breakthrough from researchers from MIT and Massachusetts Eye and Ear has revealed that the body’s own immune cells may be the culprit behind the slow retinal deterioration associated with glaucoma.
For most people, losing your sight would be devastating, but for former hot air balloon pilot Michael Scholes, it hasn’t stopped him from accomplishing great things.
DT cane is introducing a Smart Cane that will “revolutionize the lives of the blind.”
Braille Teach is a new product from the company Horizon Next, created by Rashid Aliyev, an entrepreneur and inventor based in Baku, Azerbaijan.
BrightSign is a smart glove that enables nonverbal people to communicate with others who cannot understand sign language.
It’s time for a new slice of Android… Pie. That’s right, the ninth version of Android has an official name and that means it’s ready to install on a few phones lucky enough to support it on day one.
A new skill for Amazon’s digital assistant Alexa could help Amazon Echo speakers in keeping potential burglars away from empty homes while you are out.
In a partnership with AT&T, Aira and the National Federation of the Blind are Expanding the Back-To-School Program for Blind College students.
Virtual reality can be used for a wide range of applications, such as Helping restore sight for people who are visually impaired. IrisVision uses a smartphone-based VR system that utilizes the phone’s camera to help people with severe macular degeneration to see better. While it doesn’t actually cure blindness, it does enable users with this vision disorder to carry out tasks — such as reading — that they would otherwise find difficult to do without assistance.
The Essential Phone was a great deal during Prime Day last month. This deal isn’t quite as good, but if you’re interested in picking an Essential Phone up for just $399.99, the company will bundle up a pair of its Earphones HD, a 360 Camera, and a protective camera case for free.