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AM508 eSight Go

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! There are many wearables or electronic glasses available to help individuals with visual impairments be able […]

HoloLens

HoloLens 2: Enhanced Vision through Augmented Reality

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 […]

amazon echo frames

Echo Frames – Smart glasses with Alexa

Amazon is Earth’s biggest selection of books, electronics, apparel, and more.  The company also offers a myriad of Echo and Alexa devices which help several people live more independently.  One of their newest products is their Echo Frames! If you haven’t heard of the Echo Frames yet, in sum, they are smart glasses with open-ear […]

A Vision of Improving Veterans’ Lives

As we recently celebrated Veterans Day, now is a fitting time to explore the ways in which we can give back to the brave men and women who have served this country. For veterans with disabilities living in Indiana, one of the best sources of support is the Visual Impairment Services Team (VIST) at the Richard […]

EyesOnBoard Glasses: No More Motion Sickness

If you’re someone who gets motion sickness, you know what it feels like — dizziness, headache, nausea and just not feeling well. Motion sickness affects up to 67% of passengers, and it is caused by a conflict between visual perception and balance perception, particularly in the inner ears. It can become debilitating, whether on a […]

Blincam : Hands-Free Camera

The sky was an absolute masterpiece last night: it was painted with the most beautiful red and orange hues.  Unfortunately, I was driving on my way home from work and wasn’t able to get my phone out to capture its essence.  Have you ever had moments like this?  Have you ever wished you could just take […]