Could a belt with sensors be the best way to help people with visual impairments navigate the city? A group of engineering students from Smithfield High School thinks it might be.
A revolutionary visual aid is on its way thanks to this high school student
Oguz Karadag from Turkey has invented a new device that he claims will help visually impaired students do practical math with ease. This is a major breakthrough as traditionally many blind students are not encouraged to pursue math at higher grades.
The iPhone’s “Accessibility” menu for as long as the menu has been available, was in the “General” settings, but not in iOS 13.
The NaviLens system has been spreading across Barcelona’s transit system during the last few months with pixelated stickers. Each is a 5×5 stack of brightly colored squares on a black card.
This week during Apple’s WWDC sessions for developers the company revealed some new features for accessibility coming to iOS 13. These include new settings to improve app interactions for users with various motion sensitivity and color-blindness disabilities.
Herbal Essences is already front runners within accessible hair care, by making their shampoo and conditioner bottles distinguishable by touch. Now, they are taking the next step by offering Be My Eyes users free, live video support from their hair care experts.
The No Jab Cane is a patent pending revolutionary shock absorbing handle wrapped in genuine sheepskin leather that gently recoils approximately 5 inches when striking a solid object, then automatically returns to its original position.
The University of Guelph has installed BlindSquare, an app-based wayfinding system to help visually impaired students, staff and visitors find their way around campus.
Adults born blind that have never seen elephants and sharks have rich insight into what the animals look like, a new Johns Hopkins University study found.