804, 2016

Blind People Can ‘See’ Facebook Now!

By |April 8th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: |

“Image may contain three people, smiling, sunglasses, sky, outdoor, water”. Facebook’s automatic alternative technology can help blind people recognize objects in photos now. Finally, they are no longer excluded in the photos world.

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2103, 2016

The First Braille Smartwatch

By |March 21st, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: |

Now, people with visual impairment have their own smartwatch! Really cool, isn’t it?!

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402, 2016

Customize Your Own Braille Map with 3D Printing Technology

By |February 4th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |

The 3D Printing Technology brings the convenience to tailor make braille map for persons with vision impairment. By touching, they could build a map in their mind for navigation in life.

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612, 2015

Helping the visually impaired people navigate in subway station

By |December 6th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: |

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1007, 2015

3D printing helps the visually impaired people appreciate art

By |July 10th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: |

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503, 2015

Voice output of digital contents

By |March 5th, 2015|Categories: Resources|Tags: |

Apps like the Capti Narrator that can convert digital contents like documents and websites into voice output. This kind of tool would be extremely useful to people with visual impairment or people with dyslexia. The app used to be free (you only need to purchase the voices) but now it is a paid […]

1701, 2015

Click2Speak onscreen keyboard with eyegaze control

By |January 17th, 2015|Categories: Resources|Tags: , |

Click2Speak

This software creates an onscreen keyboard that you can control using eye-tracking devices like Tobii Rex and Tobii EyeX. The software uses Swiftkey’s prediction engine and has a lot of customization features such as keyboard size, position, number keys, etc. The software works out of the box once you have your eye-tracking device installed. The […]