There’s no denying how useful Artificial Intelligence has been for us as visually impaired people; apps like Envision AI and Seeing AI can read printed text in real-time, recognise objects, … Continue Reading Envision Glasses: Could These Be the Wearables We’ve Been Waiting For?
As the number of identified cases of Coronavirus rise around the world, we are all being asked to do our bit to avoid catching and spreading the disease further. Regularly … Continue Reading Coronavirus: Cleaning Solutions To Stay Safe
Despite the absence of many of the larger tech companies such as Google, Microsoft and Amazon, CSUN 2020 is underway. As the world’s biggest assistive technology exhibition, there’s many interesting … Continue Reading CSUN 2020 – Live from the Show Floor
Orbit Research has announced the launch of the Orbit Writer braille keypad at the 35th annual CSUN Assistive Technology Conference (11th March). The small keyboard allows blind and partially sighted … Continue Reading New Braille Keyboard Launched By Orbit Research
Aira, the service that allows visually impaired users to stream live video to sighted staff in order to get assistance, has announced they will be dropping support for their Horizon … Continue Reading Aira To Drop Support for Horizon Glasses
Twitter has announced that users will now be able to add text descriptions to animated GIFs. Previously, this feature was only available for still images, but considering just how popular … Continue Reading Twitter Expands Alt Text Description to GIFs
Thanks to a partnership between Canadian company Empire and En-Vision America, many more blind & visually impaired Canadians will have access to talking prescription labels. En-Vision America’s ScriptTalk system allows … Continue Reading Talking Prescription Labels Available to Many More Canadians
After a multitude of leaks, some of which were from Samsung themselves, it’s time for the Samsung Unpacked 2020 event. But, are there any surprises left? Well, let’s find out. … Continue Reading Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2020 Event
The RNIB in the UK has worked with Amazon to provide information about living with sight loss through its voice assistant. Alexa users will now instantly be able to hear … Continue Reading RNIB Sight Loss Information Available Via Alexa
As of 14th January 2020, Microsoft has dropped all technical support and software system updates for the Windows 7 operating system. Users will still be able to use Windows 7 … Continue Reading Is This The End for Windows 7?