Researchers at the University of Bath in England have developed a technology that transforms images of objects into sounds for the blind. They say their device, called the vOICe system, offers an effective, non-invasive solution to help the blind navigate their environment. Jim Drury went to see it first hand.
Washington Post (June 16, 2015) If you've ever listened to your voice recorded, chances are you probably didn't like what you heard. So, why do most people hate the sound of their own voice? The answer: It's all in how sound travel ... watch video
RightThisMinute (Jan. 23, 2015) Not only is Kathy seeing her newborn son for the first time, but this is actually the first time she has ever seen a baby. Kathy and her sister, Yvonne, have been legally blind since childhood, but ... watch video
AP (June 11, 2014) As part of her doctoral dissertation at the University of Wisconsin, Yeaji Kim has come up with a complete 3-D musical score that can also be used by blind students. Kim was born blind and ... watch video
Reuters - US Online Video (Feb. 8, 2015) A Vermont ski resort helps blind and other visually impaired people take to the slopes using "adaptive" skiing techniques. Jillian Kitchener reports.
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AP (Oct. 30, 2014) The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is studying the popular Music and Memory program to see if music, which helps improve the mood of Alzheimer's patients, can also reduce the use of prescription ... watch video
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