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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.
Perkins CEO to speak at Nov. 16 TEDxBeaconStreet event
November 11, 2014
Talk focuses on roadblocks preventing qualified blind job-seekers from finding work, and what we can do to remove them.
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.
MassChallenge - Perkins assistive technology prize
October 27, 2014
Perkins and MassChallenge want to ensure that new innovative concepts are allowed to become a reality.
6th Africa Forum: TechShare Africa showcases latest in accessible innovation
October 24, 2014
In Africa, a continent comes together to share the latest in high-tech innovation
October 24, 2014
Perkins’ itinerant teachers offer personalized academic support to children who are blind and visually impaired.
Perkins' next great reinvention
October 16, 2014
Dave Power, parent of a son who is deafblind and former high-tech executive, brings a unique perspective to new role as Perkins’ President and CEO.
Q&A: Google Glass, apps & Radio Perkins
July 24, 2014
Samuel Shaw is the coordinator of recreation and Expanded Core activities at the Grousbeck Center for Students & Technology.
LightAide case studies: two students and a world of difference
June 5, 2014
A teacher consultant of VI students used the LightAide with some of her students and shares their experiences