The Talking GPS – Victor Reader Trek

With cutting-edge GPS technology, the Victor Reader Trek makes walking on foot, by car or by public transit a breeze. For those who are visually impaired (an estimated 1.3 million people in the U.S. are considered legally blind), being able to move around confidently and independently can be a game changer. With the Victor Reader […]

Math Problems Solved: Introducing yHomework Math Solver

Math can be frustrating. Challenging. And sometimes, especially for those kids with learning disabilities or attention disorders, it can be seemingly unsolvable. But now, there could be relief for kids struggling in math. There’s a new app that’s a homework lifesaver. It’s called yHomework Math Solver. Download it straight to your iPhone or Android, and […]

Measuring Made Easy with the Tactile Caliper

Geometry class just got a bit easier for blind and visually-impaired students. A new mechanical Braille ruler is now available to individuals of all ages. Developed by Squirrel Devices — a past winner of the Louis Braille Touch of Genius Award — the Tactile Caliper allows its users to measure and draw with a much […]

The Magic of Touchable Fireworks

Fireworks shows are enjoyed by people around the world as a primarily visual experience. It might sound crazy, but now you can actually FEEL fireworks. Feeling is believing. For the more than 10 million Americans who are blind or visually impaired, they can now feel what sighted individuals experience during a joyful fireworks celebration. “Feeling […]

Monitoring for Nocturnal Seizures with Emfit MM

Epilepsy, sometimes called a seizure disorder, is a disorder of the brain causing seizures, a short change in normal brain activity. Epilepsy is one of the most common conditions affecting the brain — nearly three million Americans have epilepsy. If more than 90 percent of your seizures occur while you sleep, you likely have nocturnal […]

Enjoy an Accessible Memorial Day Weekend Getaway

Now that the summer sun is peeking out of the clouds and Memorial Day is around the corner, it’s time to plan a weekend getaway! If you’re looking for an accessible place to stay over the holiday, Airbnb is now offering new features to meet your needs. Earlier this spring, the company introduced 21 new […]