Brazil research institute CPqD has partnered with ABECS (Brazilian Association of Credit Card and Service Companies) to develop Pay Voice, a mobile application for visually impaired people who use payment cards.
What does this new Brief Mode option do? It simply turns Alexa’s voice confirmation into chimes. That means that your Echo device will make a chime and perform the action.
An engineering student from Dhofar University, has created a ‘smart stick’ for the blind.
The psychedelic drug LSD induced synesthesia-like experiences in an individual who was born without vision, a condition known as congenital blindness, according to a new case study published in the journal Consciousness and Cognition.
A major investigation has been launched into the Royal National Institute of Blind People and one of its subsidiaries after an allegation of “sexually abusive practice” at a residential centre for children.
Five students from Da Nang University of Technology won first prize at ASU/AWS EduHackathon 2017 organized by Arizona University for their FingerReader, a machine that supports visually impaired people to read non-Braille books.
Blind toddlers have a hard time using traditional white canes, leading to accidents and injuries. Blind children starting to stand and take their first steps (as young as 11 months old) need safe mobility all the time so they can develop on par with their peers.
An independent game label called Surprise Attack, based out of Australia, has released a new trailer and details for Blind, releasing later this year for PlayStation VR and various other platforms.
In the latest update for Amazon’s Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 tablets, you can now use them as hands-free Alexa speakers. This feature is already available on the Fire HD 10, and the company is now expanding it to other recent tablets released last year. Once the latest software update rolls out to the devices, you’ll be able to use Alexa’s full array of voice commands whenever the tablet’s display is turned on.
The Google Home Mini speaker sounds OK for listening to podcasts, but for music it could use a boost. Now, you can pair any Home or Home Mini with a Bluetooth speaker for a better audio experience.