Tag: Blind news
The MyEye 2 is a small device which uses AI to scan and read objects in front of the user. It features multiple languages and is small enough to clip on a pair of glasses. https://www.news.com.au/technology/gadgets/wearables/the-breakthrough-of-the-21st-century-how-this-product-changed-a-blind-womans-life/news-story/74f9881ed0f6f87a8797842bd982d1da
University of Iowa professor Kyle Rector has created an app which helps users stay in their lane while walking on a track. This is a difficult task even for those with good orientation and mobility skills. I can see this technology being used for great thigns in the future.
USF is refining 3d printing techniques to create tactile maps of the school for the visually impaired. http://www.fox13news.com/news/what-s-right-with-tampa-bay/usf-student-develops-3-d-tool-for-visually-impaired-students