In this Spotlight Interview, James Oates sits down with Kirk Adams, the president and CEO of the American Foundation for the Blind to discuss the mission of the AFB and the most pressing issues that blind people face in the 21st century.
Even though the Forza Motorsport games have deep roots in simulation, its fanbase includes more than just die-hard racing fans. Players of different ages, skill levels, and abilities participate in its many virtual races. With the release of Forza Motorsport 7, Ryan Cooper, the executive producer at Turn 10 Studios, told Tom’s Hardware that it will include some new features to ensure that these players can enjoy all that the game has to offer.
Last year Pornhub introduced a “Described Video” category, in which videos include a scripted voiceover that describes each scene in extensive detail.
A New Zealand designed that can fix human eyes with fish scales, using 3D printers, could provide a cure for blindness for millions.
In this week’s VIP, Nelson and James are joined by Allison Sheridan from Podfeet. They discuss the top stories from Cool Blind Tech and give you some Cool Picks to think about.
After years of work, a 3-D printed braille map is available for interaction.
After years of persistence and fine tuning, a 3D braille map of campus can now be found inside the Memorial Student Center at the entrance closest to Koldus and Kyle Field.
For many glaucoma patients, repeat trips to a doctor’s office to check on their eyes can be a real pain.
Industry reports suggest that Amazon is planning to launch glasses featuring Alexa, the company’s voice assistant. The glasses will connect to Alexa through a bone-conduction audio system that will transmit sounds into the user’s head.
Twitter has nearly 260 million monthly active users outside the U.S. as it does in its home market, approximately 68 million and recently launched a new app in an effort to boost those numbers further. The social network is testing a Android app for Twitter Lite, a native app version of a mobile web site Twitter launched earlier this year that uses less mobile data to work. The lighter data load means that the app is especially useful for emerging markets where data networks are often slower and more expensive for consumers to use.
The CBT Team gets their hands on the new iPhone 8 Plus and gives their first impressions of the familiar design with some new features.