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Great paper text document Reader!

Voice Dream Scanner - Great paper text document Reader

article by Graham Page

One of the uses of smartphones that excite many visually impaired people is undoubtedly the ability to read paper-based text documents. Previously KNFB reader was acknowledged as being among the best around, despite its high price of £100 or so.

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Touching Masterpieces

Touching Masterpeices

original article from theSun.co.uk

A GALLERY is giving blind people the chance to experience art like never before, thanks to virtual reality and some cutting-edge gloves.Touching Masterpieces is a new exhibition at Prague’s National Gallery that lets users touch 3D models of famous statues in a VR environment.

The works include Michelangelo’s David, the Venus de Milo, and the bust of ancient Egyptian queen Nefertiti.

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OrCam – Breakthrough VI Tech!

OrCam Assistive Technology

The world’s most advanced wearable assistive technology solution for people who are blind or vision impaired.

We are lucky to live in a world where the advancements in technology are outstanding. There is a lot of work and research being done to find ways to improve life for partially-sighted and blind people. Reading and recognition devices are just some of the advancements being made. There are video magnifiers, screen readers, braille printers and more. But none are as compact and portable as the OrCam MyEye assistive technology device.

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