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The winning Perkins Products story
January 14, 2015
We heard from people using our products or services and we have a winner!
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.
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.
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.
Q&A: The future of assistive technology
October 15, 2014
Perkins Products' trainer Joann Becker explains how assistive technology is getting better every day for people who are blind.
Blindness is no barrier: How Amy Bower got her dream job as an oceanographer
September 29, 2014
Woods Hole oceanographer Amy Bower does not let blindness stand in her way, no matter what.