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From problem to solution in 24 hours
July 12, 2018
Perkins’ first hackathon challenges college students to invent new technology tools for people who are blind.
Perkins Access brings message of inclusive design to tech community
July 11, 2018
Networking event brings innovative thought leaders together in name of accessibility.
Making every vote count
May 17, 2018
Perkins hosts mock election to test Clear Ballot digital voting platforms for accessibility.
Perkins adds beacon technology to BlindWays bus-finding app
May 10, 2018
As part of MBTA pilot program, BlindWays now offers vibrating notifications to help users locate certain bus stops.
Perkins Possibilities Gala highlights the power of technology
May 4, 2018
The annual event raised more than $1 million to support programs and services for individuals who are blind.
PerkinsHacks: 24 hours to change lives
April 14, 2018
At its first-ever hackathon, Perkins challenges college students to invent new technology tools for people who are blind.
Leading low vision researcher talks Perkins Brailler and next frontier of accessibility
February 22, 2018
Gordon Legge has been using the Perkins Brailler, which he calls a “marvel of the 20th century,” for more than six decades.
Perkins mobile app featured in NYC's Cooper Hewitt design museum
February 15, 2018
Thousands of visitors will experience BlindWays as part of the ‘Access+Ability’ exhibition running now through September.
Perkins students talk hockey with Bruins star Patrice Bergeron
February 7, 2018
The trip to the TD Garden included a tactile hockey lesson and chance to cheer the Boston Bruins to victory.
Perkins becomes first campus in the nation to collaborate with Aira
January 23, 2018
New technology utilizes wearable devices to instantly connect users with sighted assistants.