Disability Visual Aids: New Products and Review Information Document List
Updated/Revised Date : 2018-11-29
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Although some of these documents from our Visual Aids category may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted below by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created*.
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List of Visual Aids Publications:
SAS launches free resources to create and share non-visual digital maps to help open up the higher education experience.
Acesight electronic glasses use technology that assists people with severe low vision to regain visual independence.
The flexible artificial retina devices based on very thin 2D materials could someday restore sight to millions of people with retinal diseases.
RightHear system provides sight impaired full access and orientation in public buildings with real-time voice cues via smartphone about their indoor location.
U.S. FDA approves a prosthetic iris a surgically implanted device to treat adults and children whose iris is missing or damaged due to a congenital condition called aniridia or other damage to the eye.
eSight, creator of electronic glasses that allow legally blind to actually see, is spearheading unprecedented global effort to bring gift of sight to over 50 million people who struggle with vision loss.
Patients who had lost their sight to an inherited retinal disease could see well enough to navigate a maze after being treated with a new gene therapy.
Study could revolutionise bionic implant industry and development of less invasive technologies helping to treat degenerative eye conditions such as retinitis pigmentosa.
The new BrailleSense Polaris for the blind integrates a touch-sensitive Braille display with Miracast connectivity to the mainstream computer or tablet of your choice.
Wearable assistive device for the visually impaired enables them to sense their environment and move around more safely.
Aira visual interpreter for visually impaired brings greater mobility, independence and self confidence to blind.
Researcher from University of Manchester has developed prototype tool that could help transform lives of the blind and visually impaired.
Artificial vision device may help people who are legally blind read, recognize faces, and accomplish everyday tasks with greater ease than traditional assistive reading devices.
Pennsylvania Libraries partner with Benetech/Bookshare to expand accessible reading opportunities for patrons with print disabilities.
Sonar Glasses mobility tool designed to increase safety and independence of blind and visually impaired, and to complement the white cane and guide dogs.
Miniature camera using OCR technology mounted on eyeglasses improves ability to read for legally blind.
Adult speakers blind from birth also gesture when they talk, and these gestures resemble gestures of sighted adults speaking the same language.
The Orbit braille reader is the first ever affordable refreshable braille reader that is also portable.
Project BLAID device will help fill gaps left by canes, dogs and basic GPS devices by providing users with information about their surroundings.
NFB and Amazon join forces to improve accessible reading experiences for students with vision disabilities.
Low-power chip processes 3-D camera data, could enable wearable device to guide the visually impaired.
Robotic device will help blind and visually impaired people navigate movable obstacles and assist in ability to pre-locate, pre-sense and grasp objects.
Enhanced Vision DaVinci Pro HD/OCR high definition electronic magnifier (CCTV) with full page text-to-speech HD 3-in-1 camera.
Crossmodal mappings intrinsic neural connections can be used by assistive devices to help the blind detect their environment.
Information regarding Claria Zoom, the all-in-one Android application for elderly and partially sighted people.
Texas Instruments Orion TI-30XS MultiView is a fully accessible talking multi-line scientific calculator for students who are visually impaired.
OrCam is a glasses-mounted camera that will read text, describe objects, and identify faces for the blind.
ADAMAAS assistive glasses are particularly focused on aiding elderly or disabled people.
The Bradley timepiece is a tactile watch for people who experience vision loss as well as people who are sighted.
EnChroma announce innovative new line of EnChroma Cx-65 eyewear for color blind indoor use.
VelaSense is designed for people with any degree of visual impairment, from low vision to complete blindness.
Visual Cortex on Silicon aims to create smart cameras that will replicate or even surpass abilities of human vision system.
Device could be worn like a watch by a person with vision disability as a supplement to other aids like a cane or dog.
Improving experience of people who are blind or have low vision who use iPads as touch based reading devices.
TCN announce availability of Platform 3 VocalVision, a virtual call center technology for the visually impaired.
3D headset could help people who are blind or have low vision move around more safely and easily.
Voice-enabled television user interface from Comcast for blind or visually impaired will revolutionize the way Xfinity TV customers navigate the X1 platform.
38 : Medical Eye-Tracker May Bring Alternative Computer Vision and Assistive Technology to Forefront of Technology
Eye-tracking based solution helps people with significantly impaired mobility communicate needs and enjoy a more fulfilling life.
Microsoft launches headset to help people who are blind or have low vision navigate around cities.
The EyeCane for the blind and visually impaired translates point-distance information into auditory and tactile cues after less than five minutes of training.
Surprising research could lead to new ways to help the visually impaired better navigate everyday life.
Dr Iain Murray and PhD student Azadeh Nazemi developed a digital reading system for people who are blind, allowing them to read graphical material.
Learning from the blind to effectively use multiple fingers and teach these strategies to sighted individuals who have recently lost vision or are using tactile displays.
Tips from The American Academy of Ophthalmology for older adults with low vision on how to make the most of their remaining sight and keep their independence.
Stanford University in California working to improve visual technology by targeting specific cells in the retina that converts light into electrical activity.
eSight eyewear enhances whatever the user is looking at to maximize the effectiveness of the remaining eyesight.
Eyetalk are eyeglasses that could revolutionize lives of the blind enabling them to walk into a library pick up any book and read it.
Researchers stream braille patterns directly into a blind patients retina allowing him to read words accurately and quickly with an ocular neuro-prosthetic device.
Development of a display system that would allow the blind to take full advantage of the Web and other computer applications.
En-Vision America is a company providing technology products focused on solving issues for people with visual impairments.
The i-loview portable video magnifier is a handheld portable device that enlarges text and objects for easier reading by vision impaired.
ALIVIOS intelligent eye-wear brings significantly improved vision to people with eye diseases.
VSP Vision Care website lets you create a custom eye chart with any message or letters you like.
54 : Maker of Body Wash Products Packaged with Braille Donating Portion of Sales in Greater St. Louis To St. Louis Society for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Cleanlogic Bath and Body Care products and accessories are noted for their packaging in Braille.
Read Naturally announces release of Read Naturally Masters Edition (ME) Resources for Blind and Visually Impaired Students.
Sponsored by Braille Institute of America competition encourages blind children of all ages to fine-tune their braille skills.
Blind soldier sees with tongue using BrainPort device that converts visual images into a series of electrical pulses.
Bookshare is the worlds largest online accessible library for people with print disabilities.
Understanding your eye glasses prescription will enable you to custom order the right lenses.
Visually impaired customers can now access more than 18000 Bank of America ATMs.
Full page Braille computer display to represent text and images as raised dots.
NFB-NEWSLINE® In Your Pocket is now compatible with two more digital talking book players.
Method of teaching English in a format named Audio-Braille for blind people.
Free service that provides independent access by print-disabled people to hundreds of local and national publications and TV listings.
Carnegie Library of Pittsburghs Library for Blind and Physically Handicapped digital audio books and digital players.
iBill is the worlds first Talking Banknote Identifier for the blind and the visually impaired.
Electronic newspaper service for blind and print-disabled Americans gives subscribers independent access to over 300 newspapers and magazines.
CapturaTalk Windows mobile phone software to convert text-to-speech from a digital photograph.
New software tool to help the blind navigate through unfamiliar places.
Information and examples of Braille a system of raised dots that represent letters of the alphabet used by persons with vision impairment includes the English alphabet written in Braille.
TextAloud is the leading Text to Speech software that allows any PC user to translate reading from screen to sound.
Audio books can take blind peoples education one step forward by providing talking books.
An article about the Vision for iPhone and iPod application by AppZap.
Eye exercises are used to treat a variety of vision disorders and treat convergence insufficiency using home-based therapy.
75 : AFB Braille Teaching
Braille is used throughout the world by people who read a variety of languages.
Bookshare offers the largest selection of online books for people with print and vision disabilities.
Jitterbug cell phones feature large buttons and display screen and are easy to use for seniors and people with vision impairments.
Information on Talking Color Detectors or identifiers designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low or poor vision.
Information on hearing impaired alarm clocks and vibrating watches to help people with hearing loss includes medication time reminders.
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Journal: Disabled World. Language: English (U.S.). Author: Disabled World. Revised Publication Date: 2018-11-29. Title: Disability Visual Aids: New Products and Review Information, Source: <a href=https://www.disabled-world.com/assistivedevices/visual-2/>Visual Aids</a>. Retrieved 2021-05-16, from https://www.disabled-world.com/assistivedevices/visual-2/ - Reference: DW#CAT2-158-E.