Comcast & NuEyes partner to change TV viewing experience for blind people News

American telecommunications company Comcast has partnered with NuEyes to introduce a new technology for people with low vision. Their new NuEyes e2 smart glasses and VR magnifying device will give a whole new TV viewing experience to people who are blind. This technology has already been launched in the United States. The blind community in…

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Apple’s head of accessibility on the company's determination to make gadgets that work for everyone Tech Tips Technology

How Apple ensures its tech and services work for everyone, regardless of their needs As one of the world’s premier tech companies, Apple has a whole lot of people using its products around the world. Earlier this year, CEO Tim Cook confirmed there were in fact 1.4 billion active Apple devices, including iPhones, iPods, Macs,…

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Americans with disabilities have $200 billion in spending power. Comcast isn’t leaving them behind. Technology

James Baldwin thought he’d never see his granddaughter’s face again.  The 18-year Army veteran started to lose his vision three years ago from an injury he suffered in the Gulf War. He lost his left eye and was left with limited vision in his right, reducing his sight to light and shadows. He can see…

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Tips and tricks to start your new year right with Alexa Smart Homes Tech Tips Technology Uncategorized

After a record-breaking holiday season for Amazon Devices, we’ve compiled a few tips and tricks from someone who knows how to make your homework harder for you. Customers worldwide purchased tens of millions Amazon Devices this holiday—and they’ll be getting set up heading into 2020. Customers love their devices for features like timers, weathers, music,…

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Dell gives gift of sight to visually-impaired children to watch ballet News

Dell has partnered with Ballet Austin and eSight to give vision to the sightless in its “Unseen Ballet” experience. During the event, visually-impaired children were given a chance to watch the “Nutcracker Ballet” through a pair of special glasses designed for individuals with low vision. One such individual is Lily, an eight-year-old girl who has…

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IrisVision Wants To Be More Than An Assistive Device For The Visually Impaired News Technology

It Wants To Diagnose And Treat Patients Too! When you’re visually impaired, you get excited about two things: breakthroughs in science that could  lead to a treatment, and technology that can improve or enhance your vision until that breakthrough comes. As someone who lives with retinitis pigmentosa (a retinal degeneration where the photoreceptors gradually stop…

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Comcast Partners with NuEyes to Make TV Accessible to People with Low Vision Announcements News

In the past few years, Comcast, a television company, has been putting some serious effort into making it’s content more accessible to people with disabilities. It recently released its X1 eye control offering that lets users change channels, search for shows, schedule recordings of shows, and more by simply looking at specific areas of the screen.…

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Where Do I Start? How to Share Your Macular Degeneration Story Care Macular Degeneration Resources

“I want to share my story but don’t know how to start.” If this sounds like you, you’re not alone. Getting started can be the hardest part. Especially if this is the first time you’ve ever shared your macular degeneration story. Sharing can be scary at first You might wonder how others will respond to your experience,…

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Celebrating the December Holidays in a Healthier Way Care Resources

The holidays are, by far, the hardest time of year for me to stick with my health plan. We’ve already made it through a few of the toughies, Halloween and Thanksgiving, and are on our way to the last few winter holidays! It’s no wonder many people often try to reset with resolutions come the new year. Well…our…

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Creating Stress-Free Christmas Traditions with a Visual Impairment Care Macular Degeneration

It’s almost that time of year. Time to start making your Christmas list for the VIPs (visually impaired persons) in your life. Especially if you’re the VIP. Santa does a much better job with a few hints. The right gifts don’t need to be expensive. Gift ideas for the visually impaired Some suggestions might include:…

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I’m Scared to Live Alone with Macular Degeneration Care Macular Degeneration Resources Smart Homes Training

“I live alone and worry about what’s going to happen to me.” This is not only a concern for those who have macular degeneration but for many people with perfect vision, especially those of a ‘certain’ age, ie. seniors. Living alone and being alone People live alone by choice or by circumstances. Decisions made when…

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Free $100 Gift Card Announcements Care News Technology Top Choices Training

Are you looking for the perfect gift for a loved one how is legally blind or has low vision, but not sure what to choose?* You’re In Luck – New England Low Vision & Blindness Now Offers Gift Certificates AND this Free $100 Gift Card will get you started! (Limited supply, while supplies last, certain…

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