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Check out our accessible review of The Clocktower Cabaret in Denver

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If you find yourself in Denver, take some time to check out the Clocktower Cabaret, located just off the 16th street mall. The Clocktower Cabaret features music, comedy, burlesque and much more. Our accessible review just went live.  The Clocktower Cabaret Denver Co. an accessible review “Ted’s journey into theRead More …


Hotel Eastlund review

Check out our review of Hotel Eastlund in Portland, a modern and contemporary boutique hotel located a couple blocks from the Portland Convention Center @HotelEastlund Hotel Eastlund, a contemporary and modern boutique hotel in Portland’s Eastside. “Ted’s journey into the landscape of the human body is a marvelous celebration ofRead More …


Emotional Support Alligator denied entrance to Baseball game

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As a guide dog user, this is one of the more difficult articles for me to write.  Recently, Joie Henney, of Jonestown, Pennsylvania, a Phillies fan was denied entry to watch Philadelphia host Pittsburgh. The reason he was denied entry to the game was because he brought his emotion supportRead More …


Two blind women removed from cruise ship

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Recently, two blind women from West Sussex were removed from a P&O cruise ship over health and safety concerns. The cruise departed from Southampton and the passengers said that the cruise line and London-based travel agency that booked the cruise for them were aware of their visual impairment and wereRead More …


Airlines increasing training to help vision impaired travelers

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 airlines are finally starting to up their game when it comes to visually impaired travelers. Recently, Travel + Leisure reported that Virgin Atlantic are revamping their training for cabin crews to better support visually impaired travelers with Guide Dogs. Virgin Atlantic is partnering with the Guide Dogs charity (https://www.guidedogs.org.uk/) toRead More …


Be My Eyes adding GPT-4 Ai object detection

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With everyone wound up tight about how Ai technology is affecting creative industries like logo design, photography and image editing, nobody is talking about the benefits Ai is having for the blind and low vision communities. Be My Eyes is partnering with open Ai to implement some really great objectRead More …


Sony RETISSA NEOVIEWER – An EVF for Visually Impaired Users

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At this year’s CP+ Camera & Photo Imaging Show in Japan an interesting new adaptive device was introduced which will allow users with visual impairment to use a camera. (from the manufacturer) The DSC-HX99 is a small compact camera with a ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T* lens with 24-720mm zoom, an 18.2Read More …


Thank you Voyage Denver

A big shout out and thank you to Voyage Denver for interviewing me about my life and work. You guys are amazing! http://voyagedenver.com/interview/life-work-with-ted-tahquechi-of-broomfield-co/   “Ted’s journey into the landscape of the human body is a marvelous celebration of all that is physical, sensual and diverse ” – FSTOPPERS About theRead More …


Lab Grown retinal eye cells open door for clinical trials

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For those who suffer from retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration and glaucoma, team members at the University of Wisconsin–Madison are looking toward beginning human trials for stem cell grown retinal cells which may cure the blindness caused by these diseases. The team showed the lab grown cells making successful connections andRead More …


Samsung announces TV feature for the visually impaired

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CES is always a fun time for those that follow tech. This year Samsung announces the inclusion of Relumino mode in their Neo QLED 8K and 4K TVs later this year. The technology makes the television picture clearer by increasing sharpness, contrast and outlines. From Mashable: The feature, called ReluminoRead More …


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