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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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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 Jun. 6, 2013

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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 Mar. 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 Sep. 27, 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 Aug. 11, 2009

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For the sight-impaired, a phone that talks back

Concept is developed to identify functions when buttons are pressed.

By Jul. 11, 2008

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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

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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 Apr. 20, 2010

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New Verizon Wireless app assists visually-impaired

The carrier's Talks will read messages and e-mail on the Motorola Q9c.

By Mar. 13, 2009

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Cyclops camera helps the visually impaired

The wearable device is designed to correct poor eyesight for those suffering from glaucoma and other disabilities.

By Feb. 15, 2008