AI-powered image recognition is taking off and it's helping blind people gain a better understanding of the world around them. At the AbilityNet technology and disability event last month, TechShare Pro, we heard from Orcam, the makers of AI vision tech MyEye who've recently launched MyEye 2.0.
Expert Resources: vision impairment
These are the items that relate to vision impairment found on the AbilityNet website. They may be factsheets, webinars, news stories, blog posts or reports.
Blog Post | Dec 2017
Blog Post | Jan 2017
Amongst the hype blown up by annual massive techfest that is CES in Las Vegas is a revolutionary app that uses AI to help people with low or no vision.
Blog Post | Oct 2016
Wayfindr is winner of our AbilityNet Tech4Good Accessibility Award 2016. We interview marketing manager, Katherine Payne to find out how the technology was created and when we can expect to see it available for people with sight loss and other abilities and disabilities.
Factsheet | Jan 2016
This factsheet provides an overview of how you can control computers, tablets and smartphones with your voice. Communication technology continues to evolve at a rapid pace and using voice recognition software to dictate to and control your computer has now become an increasingly attractive and practical proposition for many different users.
Blog Post | Aug 2013
Smartphones open up a whole new world to people with visual impairments. In this blog AbilityNet's Head of Fundraising Rory Field talks about his experience with Fleksy, an app designed to make texting easier. Hi there,
Factsheet | Apr 2012
How can technology help people with macular degeneration? New 'Harry App' will let blind people know when their bus is approaching Wayfindr creates new way for blind people to navigate their environment