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New projects aim to teach the vision impaired about the beauty of space

The Space Telescope Science Institute has unveiled its projects to help the vision impaired understand space, including a free iPad ebook exploring the Tarantula Nebula.

By January 13, 2014

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LG Optimus F3 a $30 Android phone for blind, hearing-impaired

At an accessibility conference, LG debuts the Optimus F3, an Android Jelly Bean phone that includes Google's TalkBack feature.

By June 6, 2013

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Kindle iOS app enhanced for the blind and visually impaired

Users can now hear many books read aloud and use features like Zoom and AssistiveTouch to more easily see and navigate text.

By May 1, 2013

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EyeRing: a point-and-speak camera for the visually impaired

The EyeRing consists of a finger-mounted camera that translates a picture into words for the visually impaired.

By August 15, 2012

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Haptic app helps visually impaired learn math

A Vanderbilt grad student wants the visually impaired to be able to use one of their strongest senses--touch--to better visualize algebra, geometry, and more.

By March 7, 2012

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Hearing impaired? Steering wheel can guide you

Those who cannot hear spoken directions from passengers or navigation systems may soon be guided by steering wheels with devices that pull skin to the left or right.

By September 27, 2010

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Horrifying robot mouth teaches hearing-impaired how to enunciate

We've seen some truly disturbing things in our time -- none of them, however, prepared us for the horror that is this creepy talking robot mouth thingy

By April 20, 2010

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Dynamic touch screens help the speech-impaired

DynaVox and others are moving beyond Windows-based programs to mimic the touch screens and interactivity of smartphones.

By August 11, 2009

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App helps hearing-impaired sort through aural clutter

Electrical engineers at Tel Aviv University develop a mathematical algorithm that enables hearing aids to filter out background noise.

By August 7, 2009

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Visually impaired photogs display mind-boggling shots

The shots recently displayed at University of California at Riverside are inspiring, considering that most photographers won't know where the camera lens is pointing.

By May 12, 2009