This innovation could open up possibilities for the visually impaired that many take for granted everyday.
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A new range of kitchenware for the blind uses sensory feedback and tactile cues to help prepare food.
A visualisation specialist at a US university has created a 3D printed tactile map for people who are blind or have visual impairments.
An updated version of a popular assistive technology device uses AI to read printed text and distinguish faces for users with limited vision.
A new user-friendly app aims to overcome social barriers by helping those with a visual impairment distinguish between bank notes, read menus, and access the news independently.
A car device helps people with visual impairments sense the scenery outside car windows.
A new typeface incorporates braille into readable Latin and Japanese characters for signage that’s equally readable for all.
A new campaign makes museum art more accessible to the visually impaired using haptic VR gloves to touch sculptures.
A new camera produces 3D photos that use a touch screen to allow everyone affected by sight loss to ‘see’ pictures through feel
Using the university information system and voice navigation, this app creates personalized routes and alerts for blind students.
A designer has created a customizable, wearable sensory device to guide visually-impaired users through vibrations.
The European Union-funded product is a tactile ‘tablet’ for the visually impaired that has the potential to enable faster interaction with an ever more visual world.
Sunu’s wearable enables users to follow their guide or locate house keys via haptic feedback, and has an inbuilt sensory alarm clock.