Braille is now portable thanks to six women

Students at MIT have created an inexpensive hand-held device prototype that provides real-time translation of printed text to Braille - which could greatly increase accessibility of written materials for the blind.

A way for those with visual impairments to rediscover monuments

A way for those with visual impairments to rediscover monuments

This tiny device is a 'game changer' for people facing blindness

This tiny device is a 'game changer' for people facing blindness

By Chip Goehring, founder of the American Macular Degeneration Foundation I was 39 when I was told I might go blind. My ophthalmologist…

Visually Impaired Kids Get a Feel for Code With Help from Microsoft

Visually Impaired Kids Get a Feel for Code With Help from Microsoft

A braille smartwatch will finally hit shelves

A new braille smartwatch will finally hit shelves. Unlike most assistive smartwatches for the blind which rely on audio prompts, Dot displays messages four braille characters at a time on its screen.

Iris Vision is a wearable device that allows those with low vision to see the world like they've never seen it before.

New Iris Vision technology aims to help visually impaired - WLS-TV - Through the Eyes of Geek

IPads Changing Lives For Visually Impaired Students

Ipads are making life easier for millions of Americans. Now teachers at a special city school say the technology is revolutionizing the way their students learn and interact.

Microsoft's Project Torino Helps Visually Impaired Children To Learn To Code Kids News Article

Microsoft's Project Torino Helps Visually Impaired Children To Learn To Code Kids News Article

Times Leader | Visually impaired kids enjoy audible egg hunt with help from bomb squads

Visually impaired kids enjoy audible egg hunt with help from bomb squads - Times Leader

Brain 'rewires' itself to enhance other senses in blind people

Brain 'rewires' itself to enhance other senses in blind people

Blind people develop an enhanced sense of hearing, smell and touch as their brains "rewire" to compensate for their lack of sight, according to new researc

Microsoft's Project Torino helps visually impaired kids learn to code with physical pods

Microsoft's Project Torino helps visually impaired kids learn to code with physical pods

Making technology more accessible: OneNote, Project Torino and Copilot for Xbox One

As Braille Literacy Declines, Reading Competitions Held To Boost Interest : NPR

As Braille Literacy Declines, Reading Competitions Held To Boost Interest

As blind children depend more on technology to help them read, braille is seeming antiquated, with literacy rates at just 10 percent. So now, braille reading competitions are held to keep it in use.

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