The Canadian Government has a program where Internet Service Providers can participate and offer low-cost, high-speed Internet to low-income families called Connecting Families, with Telus and Rogers participating in the national program.
The wearable is a ring-like device that reads printed text out loud thanks to a mounted camera and open source software. Simply strap its to your index finger, point to an object and any words or sentences detected are spoken in real time.
Glaucoma patients can use implants to treat the condition by draining the eye, but the existing technology rarely lasts more than a few years thanks to the accumulation of microorganisms that wreck the functionality. A Purdue-led team might have a clever technological solution, using magnetism.
Retail stores still have old-fashioned operating procedures considering the technology available that could benefit people with various abilities. Replacing them with robot assistants just might be the way of the future. That is, if LG has anything to say about it.
Netflix is looking to improve accessibility where its iOS app is concerned and, as such, has shown off a feature called Eye Nav, which will allow users to control it with various facial movements.
Tech companies are generally slow when it comes to making their products accessible to people with disabilities. But lately, some of them have been working on innovative projects that will accommodate more users. One of the most interesting of these comes from a Chinese company called Alibaba, which introduced a smart display technology to help the visually impaired with shopping and payments on their phones.
As a truck driver, David Cheshire has struggled with finding a way to see better while driving. Driving down the interstate day in and day out started to cause strain on Cheshire’s eyes, exit signs started to get blurry and he knew that he had to take action to fix his eyesight. Cheshire didn’t like wearing contacts, though, and he couldn’t afford prescription sunglasses, according to a press release from Brinton Vision.
Months after announcing its privacy-focused DNS service, Cloudflare is bringing 220.127.116.11 to mobile users for iOS and Android.
In 1970 — just two years into his military career — then-Sergeant Klein contracted an eye disease, which eventually blinded him. The Air Force gave Klein an honorable medical discharge, and sent him home.
Amazon’s Alexa-controlled speakers can now keep up with their favorite musicians, thanks to Amazon Music’s New Release Notifications feature.