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New eBook turns space into a tonal universe for the visually impaired - A new eBook entitled “Reach for the Stars: Touch, Look, Listen, Learn” is aiming to make that starscape engaging for everyone, including the visually impaired.
Art you can see with your eyes closed - Sally Barker recreated signature works by Picasso, Matisse and other painters in the form of textured quilts that visitors are encouraged to get close up with the art, often with eyes closed and a growing smile as their fingers gently trace the pieces.
‘Winter View’ features work by blind or visually impaired artists - Clovernook Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired is hosting an art opening in The Willoughby Art Gallery, featuring a variety of artwork from 22 artists who are blind or visually impaired.
A new app aims to assist blind people navigate Perth’s public transport network - A software designer has harnessed the tools in smartphones to give blind people accessibility and independence when using public transportation.
Shoes that show the way - Anirudh Sharma and Krispian Lawrence have invented a smart-footwear called Le Chal (Hindi for ‘take me there’), designed to assist users in finding their way to a specific geographical location.