Besides using their levels of vision to be creative and inspire others, they are also all winners of the first-ever Holman Prize for Blind Ambition, which was awarded in July 2017 by LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired in San Francisco.
Blind and low vision Moovit users can now access Be My Eyes directly from the Moovit app, to ensure a smooth journey with public transportation.
e-Vision’s Smart Focus Optics technology allows the user to adjust focus with a touch of the finger. For people suffering from presbyopia (natural loss of ability to focus on nearby objects that occurs with age), a single pair of glasses or contact lenses can no longer provide them with clear vision at all distances. Although glasses with progressive or multi-focus lenses, such as bifocals or trifocals, have been developed, many people have problems getting used to these lenses because of their restricted field of vision.
Bristol Braille joins shortlisted entries that will receive £5,000 each for more development and also receive mentoring from Barclays Eagle Labs, which is offering access to development facilities and equipment.
Seven months after she was randomly punched in the face by a stranger in downtown Winnipeg, a young woman has finally regained vision in her severely injured eye.
Seven-year-old Addyson Clarkson is just learning to read. Right now she relies on her mom, but soon she’ll be able to do it all by herself by feel.
As smartphone use continues to increase in the U.S., especially among children, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) recently issued guidance for individuals and families who want to decrease their exposure to the radio frequency energy emitted from cell phones. Research suggests long-term, high use may impact human health.
iOS 11.3 introduces exciting updates to iPhone and iPad users this spring, including new ways to experience augmented reality on iPhone and iPad, new Animoji on iPhone X and the ability to view health records in the Health app.
Google just started selling audiobooks in Google Play, which means you can listen to them with Google Home. Here’s how!
Who made that paper towel you used to clean up a spill? If you’re a member of the U.S. military, the answer might be a blind person.