A self-driving, paratransit shuttle in Detroit is being deployed to transport senior citizens and people with disabilities to and from appointments and other needs at a local hospital.
Google Lookout, the accessibility app that aids the blind and visually impaired identify objects through the use of their phone camera, has been upgraded with some new features and improvements.
Students in the US who are blind or visually impaired are getting an opportunity to enhance their learning experience during the COVID-19 crisis.
Laundry Lens is the perfect companion for doing the laundry.
A team of scientists from the National University of Singapore invented a new type of artificial skin packed with tiny sensors that allows it to actually “feel” whatever it’s touching.
Students from Harvard recently developed a wearable device for visually impaired people to navigate more easily.
Scientists have discovered that humans use the visual part of their brain when processing sounds in the dark, even if they have never had sight in their lifetime.
Alberta man born legally blind gets his driver’s license
A student at Loughborough University has designed a ‘robotic guide dog’ that could help support blind and visually impaired people.
When she was 16, Rose Sarkany was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa, a condition that causes a loss of peripheral vision. Since then, her sight has faded to about five degrees of peripheral vision (compared to about 170 degrees for most people).