Susan Juarez

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Samsung's new Ultrasonic phone cover guides the visually impaired

Samsung announced today three new smartphone accessories that could improve the life of people with visual impairment, including an ultrasonic cover that alerts users of the presence of obstacles. The accessories are compatible with the Galaxy Core Advance, a budget-friendly 4.7-incher that Samsung …

Mobile

The intrepid: What it's like to be a blind parent

It's Saturday night at a vast indoor playground in downtown Portland, Oregon. Dozens of kids clamber through three stories of tunnels and slides while their parents sit at tables nearby. In a brightly painted room usually reserved for birthday parties, a mothers' group is meeting. For the next two …

Blind Girl Catches a Wave and Surfs in Amazing Clip from Indo Jax Surf Camp

Surfing is hard enough for the fully sighted to master, so just imagine what it takes for a completely blind person to paddle a board out, catch a wave and stand up to ride it into shore.<p>This clip, filmed by surf instruction company Indo Jax in Wilmington, N.C., proves it's possible.<p>Devin Adams is …

Turner Broadcasting

On the ball: Eone debuts a tactile watch for the visually impaired

Bradley Snyder, a naval officer turned paralympic swimmer who lost his eyesight after an explosion in Afghanistan, provided the inspiration and …

App Helps the Blind "See" With Their Ears

New technology allows people to perceive color and shape through music.<p><b>A woman who has been blind since birth sits at a table with a bowl of mostly green apples in front of her. When asked to find the single red one, she plucks it from the bowl without hesitation and holds it up to applause from</b> …