Visually Impaired

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.

Nidhi Singh

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

Nidhi Singh

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.

Reuters

Snapdeal's Smart Idea To Sell SmartCane

SmartCane will ensure independent mobility of visually impaired.

Ritu Kochar

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.

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.

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.

Carly Okyle

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.

Geoff Weiss