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Sonar sticks use ultrasound to guide blind people - The “Smartcane” has been developed in India as a low-cost smart technology to provide independent mobility for people who are blind.
Picture books for visually impaired kids go 3-D - A University of Colorado Boulder team printed the first 3D version of the children’s classic book “Goodnight Moon”, allowing visually impaired children and their families to touch objects in the story - like the cow jumping over the moon - as it is read aloud.
Augusta clinic lets blind, visually impaired practice golf - 30 blind and visually impaired golfers participated in the close of Envision’s summer golf clinic, completing a nine-hole golf tournament at Augusta Country Club.
‘Describers’ to help visually impaired opera lovers - New Zealand Opera is offering a free audio description service for people who are blind or visually impaired attending La Traviata.
Blind batter aims to get others back in the game - Willie Scales is trying revive interest in beep baseball, organizing a team in his town called the Daytona Bats.