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New Braille Reading Device To Assist Elderly, Is Under DevelopmentJapanese scientists are working on a new Braille reading device intended to help the elderly overcome their problems in reading Braille.
New Braille Reading Device To Assist Elderly, Is Under Development
Will A Future Pair of Shoes Your Wearing Be Able To See?This article describes a novel approach to mobility.
Will A Future Pair of Shoes Your Wearing Be Able To See?
New Computerized Tracking System To Help Blind Handle New TerrainWhile this new prototype uses some existing technology the way in which it interacts is an entirely new approach.
New Computerized Tracking System To Help Blind Handle New Terrain
Wearable Computer Helps Blind People NavigateA new approach which merges GPS and sensors hopes to improve navigation for the Bllind.
Wearable Computer Helps Blind People Navigate
New Approach Being Tested By Blind GPS UsersA completely new approach to using GPS to assist the Blind is in the early testing stage.
New Approach Being Tested By Blind GPS Users
Touch Sensitive Paper To Speak Its Contents To The Blind and Visually ImpairedA new product under development will enable the visually impaired to determine the contents of a package.
Touch Sensitive Paper To Speak Its Contents To The Blind and Visually Impaired
Tool Lets Blind See With Talking GPSWhen development is finished this software should make the cell phone GPS function accessible.
Tool Lets Blind See With Talking GPS
Will You Be Getting Electricity Out Of Thin Air?This remarkable new development allows a battery to be recharged without any physical connection to a charger.
Will You Be Getting Electricity Out Of Thin Air?
New Braille Cell Phone Under DevelopmentThis new Braille cell phone should soon be reaching the market.
New Braille Cell Phone Under Development
In The Future Will Our Washing Machines Talk To Us?An engineering team at Michigan State is working on getting them to do exactly that.
In The Future Will Our Washing Machines Talk To Us?
Audio Menus For IPODS May Be In The FutureAudio menus for IPODS as well as other audio devices are currently under development.
Audio Menus For IPODS May Be In The Future
Is The Battery, As We Know It, About To Be Replaced?This company may be on the verge of a major breakthrough in battery technology, or maybe not.
Is The Battery, As We Know It, About To Be Replaced?
Design Student Creates Innovative Guiding Cane For BlindThis article describes a new concept in canes for the Blind.
Design Student Creates Innovative Guiding Cane For Blind
TV Remote And Hands Free Phone Combo To Aid Vision ImpairedThis new product, currently in development, is designed specially for the vision impaired.
TV Remote And Hands Free Phone Combo To Aid Vision Impaired
The Future Is Bright For LEDsThe L E D is getting set to move into the home lighting field as well as water purification.
The Future Is Bright For LEDs
Personalized Radio Reading Service Under DevelopmentWhen completed this new receiver will allow a person to designate what types of stories they'd like to have stored for later listening.
Personalized Radio Reading Service Under Development
New Approach To GPS For The Blind Being DevelopedThis new device which won a recent Intel sponsered contest uses a new approach to guiding the Blind.
New Approach To GPS For The Blind Being Developed
New High Efficiency Bulb May Soon See The LightA new type of bulb offers hope of being even more efficient than those currently on the market.
New High Efficiency Bulb May Soon See The Light
NPR Launches Effort To Make Radio Fully AccessibleNational Public Radio and others are launching an effort to develop digital radios designed to improve access for the physically impaired.
NPR Launches Effort To Make Radio Fully Accessible
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|raywj||Help for disabled people using a smart phone||1||Feb 9 2012, 10:34 PM EST by peace133|
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“iPhone was already pretty good at helping out if you’re blind or deaf. But until iOS 5 came along, it was tough rocks if you had motor-control problems.”
This link to the New York Times about Assistive Touch on the iPhone 4S looks interesting:
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