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Accessibility for the visually impaired amid Covid-19

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My guide Dog Fauna and I ventured a trip to the store yesterday to pick up some much needed provisions (cookies for my son and oranges for me). We had only been in the store for a few minutes before some person was yelling at me for going the wrongRead More …


life-changing device for the visually impaired gets an upgrade.

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 creates app with help from Microsoft

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.


University of South Florida making navigation easier.

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


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