938 Results for

blind

Article

Netflix turning a blind eye to 'back door' Australian use, says Quickflix

The CEO of Quickflix has called on Netflix to "play by the rules" and to stop what it calls a breach of copyright by allowing "back door" access to its service in Australia.

By 16 September 2014

Video

Racing blind: Visual impairment needn't stop you from hitting the track

Mike Newman was born blind, but that hasn't stopped him pursuing his passion for speed. He recently became the first blind person to drive over 200mph -- XCAR finds out how he does it.

12 September 2014

Article

Smart high-beam headlights won't blind oncoming drivers

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon created an experimental headlight that tracks other vehicles and blanks out the bits of light that would normally blind them in traffic.

By 10 September 2014

Article

KISA phone refines basic phone design for elderly and blind

An Australian company is offering the most complete package yet for those in need of a very simple phone.

By 28 August 2014

Article

Smart glasses for the blind and mosquito tracker compete for Google backing

Ten contenders enter the Google Impact Challenge, proposing new technology that will help people around the world.

By 31 July 2014

Article

​Braille phone offers easy mobile calls for blind Australians

Blind Australians no longer have to worry about touch screens thanks to the launch of a customisable mobile phone that features Braille buttons.

By 24 July 2014

Article

Apple faithful admit to 'blind loyalty' to iPhone

In a UK survey of 2,000 iPhone owners, 78 percent claimed they "couldn't imagine" having another type of phone.

By 14 February 2014

Article

How do you watch a movie if you can't see? Blind people answer

Movie visuals aren't as important as you think, at least according to these blind people who say films are for everyone.

By 31 May 2014

Article

iPhone device aims to detect eye disease, prevent blindness

The EyeGo, developed at Stanford University, uses an iPhone to snap sharp pictures of the front and back of the eye.

By 29 May 2014

Article

Odin Mobile rejiggers Nexus 4 for blind users

The newcomer MVNO adds its most advanced phone yet for customers with specific vision needs.

By 26 November 2013