Braille Credit Cards? Yes, who would have believed it. This new design for a Braille Credit card, displays the transaction in braille and via audio confirms it back. Good news for visually impaired people. Great information is on Yanko Design here. http://www.yankodesign.com/2011/03/07/blind-cc-gets-refined/
Just got the new Craft Optics blog post and he brought up a great point on why you would need a telescopic attachment to your eyewear- beading and fine electronics. In previous blogs, I wrote about jewelry artists, needlepoint artists, cross-stitchers, and tattoo artists among many others. The latest areas to cross my path are […]
14 Year old teen in Kansas is creating works of art an inspiration to all visually impaired people.
A new navigational Braille Map called The Brainovi used verbal instructions and touch to assist the blind in traveling alone. They speak the destination into the device and a 3D Braille map shows up so that they can feel their way to the destination. Designers: Seung-Hyun Yoon, Seol-Hee Son & Ji-Youn Kim Source: Yanko Design
Optelec teamed up with writers, directors and producers Drew Antzis and Tamara Bick who are most notable for work with FunnyorDie.com. The film stars Brian Fischler, a nationally recognized, legally blind stand-up comedian and Founder of Laugh for Sight not-for-profit who was diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa. It was shot throughout San Diego, including footage from […]
New York City – Optelec U.S. Inc., a world leader in innovative and life changing assistive technologies for the blind and visually impaired, is bringing its VisionZone initiative, a nationwide movement to promote ocular health awareness, to the Foundation Fighting Blindness New York VisionWalk on May 23, 2010 in Central Park. More than 1,000 participants […]
LORI RACKL, Chicago Sun-Times GLEN ELLYN, Ill. (AP) ― After three days climbing one of the highest mountains in North America, it was time to make the final push to the summit. Chicago-area mountaineers Tom Lillig and Steve Baskis shivered in the cold, thin air as they packed their gear, ate some oatmeal and filled their water […]