SignGlasses – Smart Sign Language Glasses

“For a student who is deaf, turning away from an interpreter to take notes can mean losing valuable seconds of classroom communication.  By the time they glance back up, a professor and interpreter have moved on, and the student could have no idea what they’ve missed.”  SignGlasses allows students to receive live sign language interpreting […]

seeBOOST – Electronic Glasses for Central Vision Loss

“Advanced age-related macular degeneration is a leading cause of irreversible blindness and visual impairment in the world.”  seeBOOST is a new category of corrective eyeglasses that integrates cameras and a microdisplay with a prescription lens. In other words, seeBOOST is an electronic pair of prescription glasses for individuals coping with central vision loss.  It targets […]

Apple’s iOS 12 Makes Life More Accessible

This year, Apple released the iOS 12 system, claiming it will “make your iPhone and iPad experience even faster, more responsive and more delightful.” You can add “more accessible” to that description as well. “Taking advantage of iOS 12 is a great way for people with disabilities to ring in the new year,” said Brian […]

BigBlu VisionBoard Keyboard for Low Vision

Looking for a keyboard for an individual with low vision?  Check out the BigBlu VisionBoard from Ablenet!  The BigBlu VisionBoard features large white keys with bold black lettering. The keys measure 1 in (or 2.5 cm) and are nearly 250% larger than the print on standard keyboards.  The white keys with bold lettering “make it […]

Instagram launches new accessibility features for users with visual impairments

The major social media platform, Instagram, has recently launched two new accessibility features for individuals with visual impairments.  The first feature is automatic alternative text; the second is the ability to manually add alternative text to photos. Check out the excerpt from Instagram’s blog: We are introducing two new improvements to make it easier for […]

Try Your Paw at Dog Care with Blindfold Doggy

If you love dogs and want to explore the responsibilities of dog care and ownership on a virtual level, Blindfold Doggy is the virtual pet game for you! Blindfold Doggy is a fully-accessible dog ownership simulation game, for both sighted and visually-impaired people, designed for rapid audio play. The object of the game is care […]