Guide dog leading visually impaired man across the road.
People who lose their sight have to deal with not only the practical implications but their sense of identity.
Connected technology could help the visually impaired to recognise people, places or even bank notes.
Great Britain’s Libby Clegg and guide Chris Clarke at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.
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Can there ever be a truly level playing field when it comes to visually imparied sport?
A new iPad app is helping blind students learn online.
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With the emergence of online technologies, the visually impaired can no longer depend on braille alone for their learning needs. App developers are stepping up to the challenge.
Blind people have the potential to locate objects using hearing, researchers at the University of Southampton have found…
Moves to remove copyright restrictions on books for the visually impaired are being opposed by big business - which fear exclusions could be extended to other areas of public interest.
Late last year, the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) held what might be its most a productive meeting for some time. In Geneva, delegates from about 160 countries moved one step closer to…