Microsoft’s HoloLens glasses proved to be a life-changing tool for people with vision impairment. Enhancing vision by projecting bright colors onto the retina, the glasses yielded amazing results in a 2019 study for patients with retinitis pigmentosa. They increased mobility by 50 percent and grasping of nearby objects by 70 percent. The glasses also improved […]
Podcast: Play in new window | Download Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing or other special needs! Looking for a fun app to help teach your child or student how to read, write, […]
Peter Tucic, Brand Ambassador of Blindness Products, at Humanware shows us the new Victor Reader Trek, which is an accessible reading device that is also equipped with GPS built into it for individuals who are blind. Check it out here: Click here for more information on the Victor Reader Trek.
In a previous post, we featured a program from the Indianapolis Marion County Public Library that allows library card holders to download and listen to audio books. This program is similar to the traditional library loan process, in that the books have to be returned within a specified amount of time. For individuals who want […]