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Gett revamps ride-hailing app with help from visually-impaired teen

Blind users can now order an on-demand ride by speaking to their smartphone, rather than having to rely on touch technology.

By July 15, 2015

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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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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

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Is your shirt smarter than you?

From CNET Magazine: Hats, shirts, socks -- if you can wear it, there's a good chance it eventually will read your vital signs, show your stress levels and even tell you to cut back on your Thanksgiving turkey.

By July 7, 2015

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FCC to fine AT&T $100M for deceiving customers over unlimited data plan

For the first time, the agency is targeting a carrier under its Net neutrality rules, saying "customers deserve to get what they pay for."

By June 17, 2015

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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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Unpowered exoboot takes some of the hard work out of hiking

This lightweight, wearable exoskeleton fits around your foot and ankle and can reduce the amount of energy you expend on walking.

By April 1, 2015

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Samsung gets neighbors to learn sign language to please deaf man (and make you cry)

Technically Incorrect: In Turkey, Samsung decides to promote its video conferencing service for the hearing impaired and does it in a very touching way.

By March 10, 2015

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Paper notebook does a hot trick involving the microwave, Ep. 195

This week on Crave, we have front seats to the Large Hadron Collider Opera, read books with the help of a finger-mounted camera for the sight-impaired and go back to the days of pen and paper with Rocketbook, an old-school notebook with a very modern twist. It's an all new Crave!

By March 12, 2015

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Crave Ep. 195: Paper notebook does a hot trick involving the microwave

A notebook of the future allows you to easily backup handwritten documents and erase the contents inside with a 30-second-run in the microwave. Wait, what?

By March 12, 2015