The DiCapta Foundation, an organization that’s part of the University of Central Florida’s Incubator, created an app to help the blind-deaf community tune into television.
The CNIB Foundation, Canada’s largest non-profit supporting people who are blind or partially sighted, has launched a new online 50/50 raffle in the province of British Columbia.
Google has launched an experimental social distancing app that uses augmented reality to help you keep the recommended two meters away from other people when you’re outside.
German researchers have developed an ultrasonic haptic speaker that allows them to display Braille numbers without contact.
Blind drag racer sets new speed record on ‘Jay Leno’s Garage’
A washing machine specifically designed to help people living with a visual impairment has been launched by domestic appliances company Miele with development insight provided by the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB).
Google rolled out a slate of upgrades for Android designed to make the operating system more comfortable for those with disabilities to use. Google widely released Action Blocks, which combine pre-set Google Assistant commands and shortcuts into a single button or voice command, and added new features to the Voice Access, Live Transcribe, and Sound Amplify apps.
A bionic eye could restore sight to the blind and greatly improve robotic vision, but current visual sensors are a long way from the impressive attributes of nature’s design. Now researchers have found a way to mimic its structure and create an artificial eye that reproduces many of its capabilities.
Here’s a guide to using Netflix’s accessibility features.
Scientists give blind people ‘sight’ by drawing shapes directly on their brains