PEOPLE CAN LEARN TO "SEE" WITH FAKE WHISKERS ATTACHED TO THEIR HANDS
People can learn to "see" with plastic whiskers attached to their fingers, heralding the potential of a next generation of sight aids that could take advantage of the human ability to adapt to new kinds of sensory perception. Click here to read more.
BRAILLE ON BEAUTY PRODUCTS... GENIUS! CLEANLOGIC LAUNCHES NEW LINE
Can you imagine what it's like to shop for shampoo blind? To feel the bottles in the aisle, take your chances on one, and then later realize you've washed your hair with body lotion? Click here to read more.
DESIGN SPACE: BRAILLE PRINTER
Index Braille, a Swedish company making printers that produce tactile versions of text, wanted to introduce a new high-volume Braille printer for offices and libraries that could be used by visually impaired as well as sighted people. Click here to read more.
ANDREA BOCELLI FINANCING TECHNOLOGY TO HELP THE BLIND
Blind opera star Andrea Bocelli is funding a project to help develop a personal radar system for the blind through his self-named foundation. Click here to read more.