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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.

September 11, 2014

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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 September 9, 2014

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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 July 31, 2014

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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 February 13, 2014

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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 May 30, 2014

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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 May 28, 2014

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Odin Mobile rejiggers Nexus 4 for blind users

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

By November 25, 2013

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Google Glass developers: We're still flying half-blind

If the product is ever to appeal to mainstream users, software developers say, it's up to Google to offer more leadership -- or more access.

By November 24, 2013

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Netflix confirms Australian launch for March 2015

After months of speculation and rumours, Netflix finally announces it will launch in Australia and New Zealand in 2015.

By November 18, 2014

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How Alibaba turned 1111 into $$$$

Sad and lonely? Alibaba says buy yourself something nice on "11.11," when China's unattached celebrate being single.

By November 9, 2014