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A tester wearing a SUNU wristband during testing.
January 15, 2015
Nine Perkins students and staff were given the opportunity to test-drive it.
Ruby hand-held magnifier
January 14, 2015
We heard from people using our products or services and we have a winner!
Picture collage of the Bradley Watch, Lechal, and Braigo prototype.
January 6, 2015
A review of the top breakthroughs in assistive technology during 2014.
Older woman using cctv to read a card written by a child.
December 31, 2014
Examining the impact assistive technology has had on a woman with severe vision loss caused by Uveitis.
A student uses SUNU to locate doorways in a long hallway.
December 30, 2014
Feel the buzz: Perkins students and staff help test prototype of innovative new wristband navigational device.
A student uses a mobile device to play accessible games.
November 21, 2014
Mobile games designed specifically for the blind community are hitting the App Store and gaining traction at Perkins.
LightAide inventor Dr. Catherine Rose with Dan Cerutti of IBM.
November 4, 2014
The inventor of the LightAide, Dr. Catherine Rose, was presented with the Rising Star Award by Boston Children's Hospital.
Ustraap co-founders with Perkins President and CEO Dave Power.
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 Awards logo
October 27, 2014
Perkins and MassChallenge want to ensure that new innovative concepts are allowed to become a reality.
Joann Becker.
October 15, 2014
Perkins Products' trainer Joann Becker explains how assistive technology is getting better every day for people who are blind.

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