Perkins Solutions

A woman holding an iPhone standing behind a podium addressing an audience
January 13, 2017
Mass Innovation Night’s crowd honors Perkins’ smartphone app that helps people who are blind locate bus stops.
Dave Power and Bill Oates stand in front of an MBTA bus
September 20, 2016
New smartphone app helps commuters who are blind find bus stops and travel more independently.
Three people talking using sign language
September 2, 2016
Optimus Ride partners with Perkins to test self-driving technology that will revolutionize transportation for people who are blind.
A young woman using an iPad sits next to her guide dog
August 18, 2016
Q&A with Bill Oates: Why non-accessible websites are no longer good enough for governments and businesses.
Two girls sitting at a desk using a Perkins Brailler.
May 18, 2016
An encounter between a German college student and Perkins Solutions manager brings a powerful literacy tool to children in need.
Marla Runyan works on a laptop, with two large-screen monitors in front of her
May 16, 2016
Perkins Access, a new service from Perkins Solutions, is eager to help make websites more accessible to people who are blind.
A woman using a white cane walks past a bus stop.
May 11, 2016
New app will help people who are blind locate bus stops and other precise locations.
A man using a white cane stands on the sidewalk
April 13, 2016
At Perkins Solutions, we ask questions that help us develop technologies that solve old and new challenges facing the blind community.
A woman using a white cane walks past a bus stop
April 12, 2016
Innovative mobile app will help people who are blind locate bus stops and other precise locations, making public transportation more accessible.
Dave Power and Kevin Carey holding a refreshable braille display
March 24, 2016
After five years of research, Transforming Braille Group unveils affordable refreshable braille display for use in developing countries and libraries.

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