Pubco Fuller’s has introduced a talking menu service to improve the experience of blind, visually impaired or dyslexic customers who want to order food.
In commemoration of Malaysia’s 62nd National Day, Digi Telecommunications has launched ‘Footbraille,’ an idea that aims to help the blind and visually impaired engage more deeply with football.
A new pair of mixed reality smart glasses has launched via Kickstarter in the form of GLOW which can offer a personal cinema or gaming experience for someone who is low vision or partially sighted and that can be carried with you thanks to its lightweight portable design. Watch the demonstration video below to learn more about the MAD Gaze GLOW smart glasses which offer a field of vision up to 53° and a 118 inch screen from a pair of glasses that weighs just 75grams.
A group of University of Alberta students has created a video game where players use their brainwaves as the controller, opening it up to players who aren’t able to use traditional gaming systems.
A new initiative in Australia and New Zealand has launched to better support developers with disabilities in the local games industry.
All Lego sets come with visual instructions that indicate where builders should place each piece. But guidance wasn’t accessible for the blind, until now.
Nearly one in 30 Americans over the age of 40 experience low vision — significant visual impairment that can’t be corrected with glasses, contact lenses, medication or surgery.
This past decade has been one of significant technological advancement, across several different industries. We’ve seen the rise of the modern smartphone (and tablets alongside it), a new generation of gaming consoles, medical AI innovations, and increasingly efficient and powerful computer hardware. Now, we’re seeing another major leap forward in the optical lens industry, thanks to a breakthrough discovered by a team of Harvard SEAS researchers.
Researchers have developed a new voice assistant that allows people with visual impairments to get web content as quickly and as effortlessly as possible from smart speakers and similar devices.
This New York mother was determined to ensure her visually impaired son would have a great life. Gracie Benedith-Cane’s son, Wani, was two months old when she noticed something different about her baby in their Brooklyn home.