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A Global Network Of Eyes Gives Sight To the Blind
21 january 2015
Be My Eyes app uses active video-chat to connect volunteers and the visually-impaired
Shapes Translated Into Sounds Help The Blind See
12 march 2014
Synaesthesia has a very practical use for one Dutch engineer.
Contact Lens Creates Braille-Like Sensations On The Eye To Help The Blind See
31 january 2014
Researchers at Bar Ilan University have created a prototype contact lens that can relay images to the user directly on their eye.
3D-Printing Enables The Blind To Experience Outer Space Through Touch
15 january 2014
Scientists have converted 2D Hubble space images into tactile models, allowing the blind to feel the stars with their hands.
Campaign For The Blind Swaps Guide Dogs For Alternative Animals [Video]
14 january 2014
An ad for the Norwegian Association of the Blind envisions a time when guide dogs are replaced by wildlife like moose, geese, and goats.
Sensor Kit Allows Blind Cyclists To Ride Independently
1 october 2013
Visually impaired people can now cycle safely with the UltraBike unit.
Special Font Allows The Blind & Fully Sighted To Read Out Loud Together [Video]
30 august 2013
BBDO has created a storybook featuring a combination of braille and the alphabet.
Camera Equipped Glasses Help Restore Partial Vision To The Blind
8 august 2013
A visual prosthetic that helps visually-impaired individuals to see shapes and colors.
Contact Lens Turns The Human Eye Into a Telescope
28 june 2013
Researchers have created a potential solution to prevent the leading cause of blindness in adults.
The Blind Could Learn To See Using Animal ‘Whiskers’
7 november 2012
Scientists look to rats to help create life-altering measures for the visually impaired.
Barclays’ Talking ATMs Aid The Visually Impaired
5 november 2012
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Bank installs a built-in audio facility to three quarters of its cash machines in the U.K.
Qualcomm Introduces A Smartphone For The Blind
24 october 2012
'RAY' is a new Android smartphone that can be navigated with help from haptic vibrations and voice alerts.
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