The tech titan buys Quest Visual, which makes the Word Lens written-word translation app for Android, iOS, and Google Glass.
Amazon is expanding support for two important accessibility features to its entire Kindle Fire tablet series.
Touch screen transforms images and text into touchable patterns, enabling users to interpret facial expressions, maps, and graphics.
A design student creates a graphic novel for the sight-impaired that tells a simple story through touch.
The message at New York's new Museum of Mathematics is simple: math is everywhere. Even the bathroom, where pentagonal sinks go down to a triangular base, is called a mathroom.
If you aren’t turned off by its questionable social-sharing features, the advanced BACtrack Mobile Breathalyzer is a compelling tool that can help minimize overindulging.
As part of its Wireless Reach initiative, Qualcomm teams with Israeli firm to create Ray, a multifunction device that brings streamlined smartphone functionality to the visually impaired.
Can a tablet designed for those who can see become accessible to those who can't? A research group at Stanford has created a Braille writer that has the potential to revolutionize a stagnant market.
Eliza Cooper, a blind social media consultant, helps critique new apps aimed at blind users of the iPhone.
Designed for the visually impaired, an open-source app out of Georgia Tech could prove to be a texting tool for the masses.