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Design your own 3D-printed braille phone

As we begin to scratch the surface of 3D-printing tech, OwnFone is ahead of the pack with its braille mobile phone.

By May 29, 2014


12-year-old builds low-cost Lego braille printer

A seventh grader's science fair project turns into a quest to develop a customizable low-cost printer for the blind.

By February 14, 2014


What is Uber doing to train its drivers on disability rights?

With looming lawsuits and the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, disabled people ask whether Uber can do more to ensure they're not refused rides from drivers.

By August 3, 2015


AT&T awards $100K for tech to help people with disabilities

Twenty-five years after President Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act, AT&T called on developers to use existing technology to create solutions for people with disabilities.

By July 27, 2015


Bricasso mosaic Lego printer built entirely from Lego parts

A remarkable Lego printer relies solely on Lego parts to scan and build, brick by brick, bumpy plastic copies of images.

By June 30, 2015


Tears of joy: 3D printing lets blind mom-to-be 'see' her son

Combining ultrasound and 3D-printing technologies leads to a wondrous moment for an expectant Brazilian mom.

By May 6, 2015


Apple releases iOS 8.3 with new features and fixes

Along with the update to Mac OS X Yosemite, Apple released iOS 8.3 adding new characters to the emoji keyboard along with several fixes and performance improvements.

By April 8, 2015


This finger-mounted camera helps the blind to read

An MIT-developed device mounted on the user's hand guides the finger along lines of text, employing a camera to convert text to audio.

By March 10, 2015


Blind students get incredible 3D-printed 'yearbook'

The graduating class of the Seoul National School for the Blind in South Korea received an incredible 3D-printed yearbook so students can remember what their friends look like.

By December 23, 2014


First-ever Braille smartphone could hit stores this year

Touch screen transforms images and text into touchable patterns, enabling users to interpret facial expressions, maps, and graphics.

By April 23, 2013