Another 1,965 people in eastern Kentucky could lose their federal benefits because of a disgraced attorney who made millions by bribing judges and doctors to OK disability checks for his clients.
An idea for an invention to help people with blindness has lead a group of fifth-grade Sammamish engineers to the FIRST Lego League State Championships.
Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE), on behalf of the Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science (MRIS) and the Accessibility Directorate of Ontario (ADO), is pleased to announce the opening of applications for the next Accessibility Innovation Showcase (AIS) and Accessibility Tech Pitch Competition.
Two employees at a Hong Kong Apple Store were taken to hospital on Friday following a battery-related incident due to inhaling smoke generated by an iPhone battery while repairing a customer’s device.
A Department of Veterans Affairs program aimed at increasing access to eye exams for rural and homeless veterans utilizes a technique that some optometrists consider subpar care.
A Google app teardown has revealed some new features that may arrive to Assistant, including custom hot-words and secondary languages.
Custom hot-words would allow users to create their own version of the existing “OK Google” and “Hey Google” hot-words.
A secondary language could be set up to allow Assistant to respond to queries in two languages.
OrCam Technologies, the developer of wearable assistive technology for blind and visually impaired people, is showcasing its next generation artificial vision device, the OrCam MyEye 2.0, this week at 100% Optical, the UK’s largest optical event.
Besides using their levels of vision to be creative and inspire others, they are also all winners of the first-ever Holman Prize for Blind Ambition, which was awarded in July 2017 by LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired in San Francisco.
Blind and low vision Moovit users can now access Be My Eyes directly from the Moovit app, to ensure a smooth journey with public transportation.
e-Vision’s Smart Focus Optics technology allows the user to adjust focus with a touch of the finger. For people suffering from presbyopia (natural loss of ability to focus on nearby objects that occurs with age), a single pair of glasses or contact lenses can no longer provide them with clear vision at all distances. Although glasses with progressive or multi-focus lenses, such as bifocals or trifocals, have been developed, many people have problems getting used to these lenses because of their restricted field of vision.