Sense Technology Blog: Review: The BrailleNote Touch is the world’s first Braille tablet

24 May 2016
Source: Sense

Really interesting innovation but what is the present uptake on Braille? Are most VI users of tech using voice over etc? ‘Steven Morris, Digital Champions Coordinator, Online Today project Tablet devices are becoming more and more popular both for personal and professional use. We see them in schools and in the workplace, as well as being used at home, and

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Wayfindr Unveils First Open Standard for Smartphone & Beacon Navigation Systems that Help Blind People

12 May 2016
Source: RLSB

Google.org funded nonprofit invites feedback on first working draft of guidelines for audio wayfinding systems that help vision impaired people navigate urban environments

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The Verge: Facebook begins using artificial intelligence to describe photos to blind users

6 April 2016

Ask a member of Facebook’s growth team what feature played the biggest role in getting the company to a billion daily users, and they’ll likely tell you it was photos. The endless stream of pictures, which users have been able to upload since 2005, a year after Facebook’s launch, makes the social network irresistible to a global audience. It’s difficult

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RLSB: Wayfindr

3 December 2015
Source: RLSB

What if vision impaired people could navigate independently using their smartphones?  Wayfindr is the first open standard for audio-based navigation, stemming from a productive collaboration between ustwo (a global digital product studio) and the RLSB Youth Forum. To tackle the challenge of independent travel for vision impaired people, Wayfindr is setting the standard for audio navigation using your smartphone. We are working

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Alcon Report: Driving Patient Access to Innovative Technology in Eye Health

14 October 2015
Source: Alcon

Alcon Report: Driving Patient Access to Innovative Technology in Eye Health: Improving Quality of Life for Patients with Astigmatism Alcon provides the eye health community with a clear example of where innovation in eye health technology exists, but is often lacking within the NHS. It makes the case for increased access to toric intraocular lenses for astigmatic patients undergoing cataract

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