Airports around the world may soon be easier to navigate for travelers with reduced mobility, thanks to a high-tech wheelchair being tested in Winnipeg.
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.
Beginning in 2020, TransLink will install tactile and braille signs at every bus stop in Metro Vancouver for the blind and visually impaired.
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.
The FDA has approved its first contact lens designed to effectively slow the progression of nearsightedness in children, starting in ages 8 to 12.
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.