Carnegie Mellon University researchers have come up with a method that will automatically identify memes and will apply pre-written templates to add descriptive text making them intelligible via existing assistive technologies.
The FDA has approved its first contact lens designed to effectively slow the progression of nearsightedness in children, starting in ages 8 to 12.
Originally from Chile, the app — which means “guide dog” in Spanish slang — was brought to the Tampa area two months ago.
Travelers who are blind or have low vision now have access to Aira, an assistive technology when they visit Winnipeg Richardson International Airport.
The Consumer Technology Association awarded American Printing House (APH) with a highly coveted Best of Innovation Award. The award, won in the accessibility category, honors APH’s Code Jumper, an incredible, inclusive product that allows children who are blind or visually impaired to learn computer coding alongside their sighted peers.
EyeQue, the leader in award-winning vision wellness devices, has been honored with a CES 2020 Innovation Award for the EyeQue Vision Monitoring Kit™: a convenient, low-cost eye wellness system designed for everyone from children to adults. The announcement was made during CES Unveiled New York, an invite-only tech event bringing together top media, exhibitors and industry leaders for a sneak peek of the products and trends expected at CES 2020, which will run January 7-10, 2020 in Las Vegas, NV.
Aira has announced a partnership with Microsoft and Moovit to help blind and low-vision users access public transport more easily.
Cochlear implants could be stimulated with an effect similar to white noise in order to improve hearing of their users, according to a new study.
Researchers at Russia’s Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology are proposing a big step forward for wearable accessory that applies direct force on the palm and vibrotactile feedback to the fingers, enabling users to feel the weight, texture, softness, and slippage of VR objects.
With generous usage guidelines four concurrent streams, up to seven user profiles per account, Disney+ is inevitably going to be shared by people.