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For the sight-impaired, a phone that talks back

Concept is developed to identify functions when buttons are pressed.

By July 11, 2008


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


Lend your eyes to the blind with Be My Eyes app

This ingenious matchmaking service pairs you with sight-impaired people who need a little help.

By January 22, 2015


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


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


'Eyes-Free Yoga' turns Kinect into teacher for the blind

"Exergame" aims to turn yoga into an activity the sight-impaired can enjoy more easily by tracking their motions and offering verbal cues on how to strike poses correctly.

By October 19, 2013


'Life': A comic book for the blind

A design student creates a graphic novel for the sight-impaired that tells a simple story through touch.

By June 3, 2013


The Week in Pictures: Hacked humans and modded cars

From cartoons without any pictures to street-legal bumper cars, to bioengineered veins, these are a few of the best tech photos of the week.

By June 7, 2013


Prototype bodysuit tingles your Spidey senses

You don't need to be bitten by a radioactive spider to get a super-power. All you need is a special suit.

By February 24, 2013


Follow-up report: President Obama signs Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act into law

President Barack Obama this week signed into law the Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act.

By January 7, 2011