• 28 DEC 17
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    Some Things About Tech Were Good in 2017. No, Really.

    An estimated 10 million Americans are blind or visually impaired, and until recently, tech companies did not have much to offer them. But that’s changing, thanks to start-ups like eSight and Aira, two companies that are taking advantage of recent advances in mobile and imaging technology to help visually impaired people navigate the world. ContinueRead more →
    • 13 DEC 16
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    Rehabilitating low vision with technology

    In medicine’s ongoing efforts to enhance low vision, technology plays an essential role. Some of the advances seem like the stuff of flying cars and cities in the sky but they are not - they are very real and in our hands today. Implantable micro lenses and telescopic lenses are incredibly important to the restorationRead more →
    • 30 AUG 17
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    Large corporations hiring disabled individuals

    We are encouraged. Every day we see more reports about companies increasing accessibility in their products and hiring practices for the disabled and visually impaired. We like the trend of companies establishing internal departments focused on improving products and creating cultures that are inclusionary. Our Visionary blog post recently interviewed Tony Jasionowski, Senior Group Manager,Read more →
    • 21 AUG 17
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    3 Medical Devices That are Helping the Legally Blind to See

    Every day researchers and scientists are gaining new understanding of how the eye works and adapting modern technology to enhance and improve sight. The same technology that is being used for virtual reality headsets, advanced iPads and laptops is now being used by scientists to create advanced medical devices that help the legally blind toRead more →