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Perkins President Dave Power's TEDxBeaconStreet talk now online
January 9, 2015
In his talk, Power described new innovations that will increase opportunities for people who are blind to live and work independently.
Top 10 assistive technology breakthroughs of 2014
January 6, 2015
A review of the top breakthroughs in assistive technology during 2014.
How assistive technology can improve your quality of life
December 31, 2014
Examining the impact assistive technology has had on a woman with severe vision loss caused by Uveitis.
Putting SUNU to the test
December 30, 2014
Feel the buzz: Perkins students and staff help test prototype of innovative new wristband navigational device.
A boyhood friend helps inspire Ustraap
December 1, 2014
An award-winning navigation device for people who are blind.
Perkins collaborating on mobile audio games for people who are blind
November 21, 2014
Mobile games designed specifically for the blind community are hitting the App Store and gaining traction at Perkins.
From vibrating shoes to tactile tunes
November 17, 2014
All over the world, innovators are developing smarter, simpler and cheaper ways to live.
A TV that talks back
November 12, 2014
Comcast's talking guide features a female voice that reads aloud program titles, time slots and channel numbers, as well as On Demand and DVR options.
LightAide inventor named 'Rising Star' by Boston Children's Hospital
November 4, 2014
The inventor of the LightAide, Dr. Catherine Rose, was presented with the Rising Star Award by Boston Children's Hospital.
And the winner of the 2014 Perkins Technology Prize is…Ustraap
October 30, 2014
Ustraap, a wristband that can be worn by people who are blind or visually impaired to alert them to obstacles in their path, will be manufactured and sold thanks to the $25,000 prize awarded by Perkins in partnership with MassChallenge.