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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.
A woman looks at a large computer monitor and several computer monitors are behind her and to the side.
February 22, 2016
New service ready to help companies, colleges and nonprofits comply with upcoming federal rules on digital accessibility.
A Prodigi desktop electronic magnifier, with an enlarged aviation magazine cover showing on the screen
January 20, 2016
Perkins Solutions gives a 95-year-old WWII veteran with vision loss the training he needs to read his favorite magazines.
An Apple Watch, a 6dot Braille Label Maker and an Amazon Echo
December 28, 2015
From a multitalented digital assistant to a watch that taps you, the past year featured exciting advances in accessible technology.
A mother and daughter reading a Perkins Panda book on the couch.
December 15, 2015
Hillary Kleck wants to donate a Perkins Panda Literacy Kit to students who are blind in every state to share the joy of reading.
An office desk with assistive devices.
November 18, 2015
For employees who are blind, a few simple tools get the job done.
Helen Keller and Polly Thomson visiting a veteran in a hospital bed
November 11, 2015
From braille to guide dogs, veterans have been front and center in many life-changing innovations in the blindness field.
Pietro Fusco holds the lever of a riveting machine as he works in the Perkins Solutions workshop.
October 7, 2015
For five decades, Pietro Fusco has assembled Perkins Braillers, bringing the power of braille literacy to people all around the world.
A Braille Box, SMART Brailler, SmartCane  and Envoy Elite are shown on a yellow background, surrounding the words "2015 TechShare Africa Innovations."
October 7, 2015
Africa Forum’s technology showcase has all the latest advances for people who are blind.
A mother and her young daughter, wearing a yellow pleated dress, on a makeshift runway at a fashion show. Audience members are seated all around them.
October 2, 2015
Inspired by her daughter, a British mother starts a campaign to put a Perkins SMART Brailler in the hands of every U.K. child who is blind


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