Visually Impaired

Business News

Facebook AI Gets Better at Describing Photos for Visually Impaired Users

The social network rolled out an update to its automatic alternative text (AAT) technology.

Technology

How Technological Support and Proper Skill Development Can Solve the Future Burden for Differently Abled?

The World Bank stated that, India has around 8 crore differently abled out of its total population of more than 130 crore. Almost 70% of the total disabled lives in rural areas across India

Leadership

Meet Gully Boy Turned Scientist Who Made it to The Entrepreneur India's 35U35 List

Know what made this 23-year-old from Faridabad bag the coveted Gifted Citizen Prize in 2016

Technology

Microsoft Seeing AI's Latest Update Will Help the Blind Identify Indian Currency

Microsoft Seeing AI, a free app designed for the blind and low vision, can now detect Indian currency and narrate the denomination to the user.

Technology

These #4 Apps Are Like a Ray of Hope For the Differently Abled

Several Indian start-ups are now working on technology to assist them in carrying out complex, but routine tasks

Business News

Polish Group Seeks to Help the Blind With Free Smart Glasses

Parsee has developed a prototype of the battery-powered glasses which have a 3-D printed frame, internet protocol camera and earphone.

Technology

Snapdeal's Smart Idea To Sell SmartCane

SmartCane will ensure independent mobility of visually impaired.

Business News

Twitter Makes Images More Accessible for Visually Impaired

Beginning today, Twitter's apps for iOS and Android allow users to add text descriptions to images in tweets.

Business News

This Brilliant Braille Smartwatch Lets the Visually Impaired Feel What Time It Is

The groundbreaking haptic wearable also delivers texts, turn-by-turn directions and ebook readouts, all by touch alone.

Business News

5 Amazing Inventions That Are Helping the Visually Impaired

From shoes that tell you which direction to turn to an app that makes your iPad Braille-friendly, here are some of the coolest innovations for the blind and visually impaired.

Business News

Teen Crafts Low-Cost Braille Printer Out of Lego Kit, Receives Investment From Intel

Thirteen-year-old Silicon Valley native Shubham Banerjee founded his company by considering a community that is often overlooked: the visually impaired.