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Aug 07, 2018
From jungle safaris to culinary trails, a travel company is designing trips for India's visually impairedEvery experience with BAT Travels, a one-of-its-kind travel company catering to the visually impaired in India, has one thing in common – all of them go beyond sight, indulging the other senses too
May 05, 2018
What ails India's courts: Crumbling buildings, poor infrastructure cripple daily functioningA survey of infrastructure in 12 district courts in New Delhi and NCR showed several basic facilities missing right from washrooms, and guide maps, to ramps for the physically challenged, highlighting the need for a deeper conversation on how the Indian courts are built and maintained
Jan 22, 2018
Blind Facebook employee develops tech which uses AI to verbalise content of an image or video to help visually impairedFacebook engineer Matt King is leading a project that is making solutions for visually impaired people on the platform that could eventually be used to identify images and videos
Nov 25, 2017
At the India Art Festival, the most original work is by a group of visually impaired childrenShivani Bharadwaj, who teaches visually impaired children to draw, is showcasing their works at the India Art Festival in Delhi | #FWeekend
Sep 06, 2017
Murray Ward in custody for sodomising children: Accused was regular visitor of Delhi home for visually challengedMurray Ward, a 54-year-old British national was recently arrested in New Delhi for sodomising visually challenged children at an institution, with which he had been associated for nine years
Jun 07, 2017
Facebook live to allow publishers to stream third-party closed captionsFacebook live is allowing publishers to create and stream closed captions for their Live videos either on their own or with the help of a technology vendor.
Mar 20, 2017
Project Torino is a physical coding language by Microsoft that allows visually impaired children to codeMicrosoft designers and researchers at the company's lab in Cambridge, UK are working on a system that allows children with visual impairments to code.
Dec 09, 2016
Apple screen reading tech VoiceOver allows the visually impaired to build applicationsUsing VoiceOver with Apple's Swift Playground, allows visually impaired users to code games and applications.
May 06, 2016
Researchers develop miniature camera rig to give audio cues to the visually impairedResearchers have developed a miniature camera that can be mounted onto the eyeglasses of people who are legally blind and dramatically improve their ability to read an email or a newspaper article.
Apr 12, 2016
Google Voice Access beta now available, lets you control Android devices by speakingGoogle has launched Voice Access beta for users.