News tagged with visually impaired people

Engineer produces free Braille-writer app

Three years ago, Sohan Dharmaraja was a Stanford engineering doctoral candidate in search of his next project when he visited the Stanford Office of Accessible Education, which helps blind and visually challenged students ...

dateFeb 11, 2015 in Software
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App improves the safety of blind pedestrians in cities

Siemens is developing a system that helps blind and visually impaired people walk safely through cities. In cooperation with the Technical University of Braunschweig and several partners, Siemens is working on a comprehensive ...

dateJan 22, 2015 in Software
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Project puts 1M books online for blind, dyslexic

(AP) -- Even as audio versions of best-sellers fill store shelves and new technology fuels the popularity of digitized books, the number of titles accessible to people who are blind or dyslexic is minuscule.

dateMay 06, 2010 in Internet
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