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Benevento è la prima città in Europa dotata di archivio tattile per non vedenti

Notizie<p>Benevento è la prima città in Europa dotata di archivio tattile per non vedenti<p>Il patrimonio culturale, «Il Bello Invisibile», a disposizione …

La fruizione del Monastero per ciechi e ipovedenti. Un progetto di inclusione realizzato dagli studenti

Un <b>laboratorio</b> rivolto agli studenti di tre scuole superiori per realizzare un <b>percorso museale multi-sensoriale</b>. Una maniera per favorire <b>l'inclusione</b> …

Stampa 3D: il Museo Archeologico di Ferrara inaugura il percorso tattile per non vedenti

Domenica 2 ottobre La Girobussola ONLUS e l’Associazione 3D ArcheoLab, in collaborazione con il Polo Museale dell’Emilia Romagna, organizzano la …

I beni culturali in tutti i sensi. Esperienze e proposte di accessibilità del patrimonio culturale per le persone sorde

Un evento che vuole raccontare lo stato dell’arte sul tema dell’accessibilità ai beni culturali per le persone sorde, attraverso la testimonianza di …

BookingAble, il portale per i turisti con disabilità

BookingAble nasce per dare ai viaggiatori con disabilità la possibilità di creare il proprio pacchetto turistico in autonomia

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Jimmy Carter Critiques National Geographic’s Blindness Story

“Your article was fascinating ... but it did not tell the whole story,” writes the 39th United States president, who aims to eliminate river blindness.<p>To the Editors,<p>I read with interest David Dobbs' article "Why There's New Hope Around Ending Blindness" in the September 2016 issue of your …

Photography by blind artists displayed at HMA

HUNTINGTON An exhibit of photography by blind artists is on display at the Huntington Museum of Art.<p>A free reception for the show, titled “The James …

Meet the blind artist who has deeper connection with art after accident

Emilie Gossiaux lost her sight after a bike accident, but that is not stopping her from pursuing her passions of painting and sculpting. Gossiaux tells NBC’s Morgan Radford that she is now able to connect with art on a deeper level and think about her craft in a different way.

Art

Braigo launches web app to help blind people parse text on images

The internet is all about sharing information, but a lot of the information shared assumes that its users are able to rely on their senses to consume said information. That isn’t always the case, and for the more than 285 million people around the world who are visually impaired, browsing the ‘net …

Visual Design

Braigo Labs Web App Extracts Texts From Images For Blind People

Remember the inexpensive portable Braille printer made from Lego blocks Braigo? invented by a then 12 year old Shubham Banerjee, it created quite a …

Swipe: The wearable device helping blind people to 'read again'

OrCam uses a camera mounted on a pair of glasses and a small computer to turn words into audio.<p>When the user identifies something that they want to …

Artificial Intelligence

Facebook aiuterà i non vedenti a percepire le immagini

<b>L’obiettivo di Facebook? Connettere tutto il mondo.</b><p>Anche chi, purtroppo, non può vedere. Proprio così: Facebook ha sviluppato una nuova feature per …

Artist Refuses to Let Blindness Derail Her Career

Sculptor Emilie Gossiaux is exhibiting her work and teaching at the Metropolitan Museum of Art<p>Making it as an artist in New York City is hard enough.<p>Sculptor and museum educator Emilie Gossiaux has an additional hurdle: She can’t see.<p>In 2010 Ms. Gossiaux, then an art student at Cooper Union, was …

Art

Dancing in the Dark: What’s Nightlife Like For Young Blind People?

"Most of my friends don't let our disability get us down. We conquer it."<p>In Jose Samarago's 1998 novel <i>Blindness</i>, the citizens of an unnamed country experience a nation-sweeping epidemic of non-sightedness. Those first inflicted are transported by the government to a repurposed asylum. Within weeks, …

Neurology

Braille Labels In Japan Help Ensure No One Gets Accidentally Intoxicated

1 minute Read<p>The likelihood of picking up a six-pack of canned beer and accidentally mistaking it for soda, thereby becoming intoxicated without …

In intricate drawings, an illustrator recreates the “sensory enchantment” experienced by blind travelers

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to travel the world, explore rural villages and crowded cities, encounter new languages, and taste regional foods without the aid of sight?<p>A recent art project commissioned by Travel Supermarket endeavors to visualize what it’s like for the blind to …

Travel

A New Language Could Help Bring Comic Books to the Blind

Thanks to advances both high- and low-tech, more experiences previously inaccessible to the blind are now moving within reach: This past spring, for …

Notes on Blindness Uses VR to Tell a Story of Life Without Sight

When we think of virtual reality, most of us are still thinking fun and games. Immersive visual experiences that can create an incredible sense of …

Facebook I Twitter I Pinterest I YouTube I Instagram

Watch a blind man experiencing a portrait of himself for the first time.<p>Follow WE AND THE COLOR on:<b><br>Facebook</b> I <b>Twitter</b> I <b>Pinterest</b> I <b>YouTube</b> I <b>Instagram</b>

The Avi App Gives Sight To The Blind -- And Was Built By A Teenager

Can an app possibly give sight to the blind?<p>That’s the vision behind Avi, an in-development mobile app that uses a smartphone camera to scan the world for objects, people, and text; before using audio to relay this information to the vision-impaired users. And while a project like this might sound …

Apps

VA spends $20 million on art, $670,000 for the blind

Sen. Chuck Grassley, the leading taxpayer watchdog in Congress, revealed Friday that the Veterans Administration has spent $20 million on art since …

Meet 13 yr old Subham Banerjee: Inventer of Braille printer

Go Back<p>Bragged on August 8, 2016 for Aug 08, 2015 View Chad Gundry's Bragline<p>In Silicon Valley, it's never too early to become an entrepreneur. Just …

Finally, There's a Comic Book Store for the Blind

Comics Empower sells and makes in-house audio adaptations of comic books for the blind and visually impaired.<p>I've been blind since birth. Growing up, I devoured novels translated into braille and adapted into audio books, but there was never an equivalent for comic books. While my sighted friends …

Graphic Novels

Blind man Uber-ing: One man’s quest to get visually impaired a tech job

Mike Hess has developed some sort of super power to speed read e-mails using his fingers and ears.“Many blind and vision-impaired people can listen …

Disability

How Tech Can Help the Visually Impaired

I grew up with a blind grandmother, who lost her vision to glaucoma. The medicine of the 1930’s and 1940’s, unfortunately, couldn’t prevent that …

Mixed Reality