From left, Daniel and Rico were part of a group of students at New College Worcester in Worcester, UK, who participated in a beta test of the technology behind Code Jumper. Photo by Jonathan Banks.
Game-changing” educational coding tool launched by the RNIB
The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) has launched an educational tool to help primary school children with vision impairment learn how to code.
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Acesight: Wearable Video Magnifier
Acesight is electronic glasses that enable people with severe low vision to regain their visual independence. Even with severe eye conditions, a user is empowered with more possibility when they wear Acesight.
Macular Degeneration, Retinitis Pigmentosa, Diabetic Retinopathy, Glaucoma, Stargardt’s Disease, Cataracts.
FAQ Link: https://www.acesight.com/faq/
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Fostering independence in students with visual impairments
Technological innovation provides students with visual impairments new tools to support independent living. The significant rise in the sophistication and popularity of smartphones and tablets creates opportunities to enhance learning and increase access.
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A Fair Look at Talkback and VoiceOver
Original Article from applevis.com by mehgcap – Applevis Edtiorial team
Hello there, reader. Did you come here because you’re the world’s biggest Apple fan, and are excited to join in some Android bashing? Are you in love with Android, with visions of finally hearing someone put those Apple idiots in their place? Well, my goal is to do neither. You see, I’ve used iOS for years and recently spent some time learning Talkback. I found it an interesting experience. I want to compare VoiceOver and Talkback because each has strengths and shortcomings, and each could learn some major lessons from the other. Don’t worry, though: there is a winner.
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Darren Paskell has written another blog for National Braille Week. This one is all about the latest, exciting innovations in braille technology for blind and partially sighted people.
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