Soon `smart glasses` that could help the blind to see

Researchers have developed new `Star Trek-style` smart glasses that could transform the lives of blind and partially-sighted people.

Now, vibrating gloves to teach braille

Researchers have created smart gloves that can help the blind learn braille through vibrations.

New retinal implant to help blind recognise objects

Scientists have developed a retinal implant that transmits visual information to the brain to help visually impaired people recognise common objects.

New technique lets blind people locate objects like bats

Blind and visually impaired people have the potential to use echolocation - a technique similar to that used by bats and dolphins - to determine the location of an object, according to new research.

New technique lets blind people locate objects like bats

Blind and visually impaired people have the potential to use echolocation to determine the location of an object, according to new research.

"Blind people do not get jobs in Orissa"

Few visually impaired
persons are able to get employment in government and other
sectors in Orissa, eminent citizens said in a seminar on Sunday.

Super gadget allows deaf blind people to "hear" with skin

A gadget that converts sound to vibrations will help individuals who are deaf and blind or severely hearing impaired to perceive and recognize sounds with their skin, says its maker.

Super gadget allows deaf blind people to "hear" with skin

A gadget that converts sound to vibrations will help individuals who are deaf and blind or severely hearing impaired to perceive and recognize sounds with their skin, says its maker.

Blind people may soon be using their tongues to ``see”

In a groundbreaking innovation, scientists have created an electronic device that may allow blind people to "see" using their tongues.