New Advances in Technology

Cleveland Sight Center is devoted to helping people understand and obtain access to these new technologies. There are ongoing developments all over the world aimed to improve the livelihood of those who are blind or have low vision that we will highlight below.

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Google’s Lookout app to explore your environment

This is a Google support page for Lookout app for Androids with instructions and information on how to download/install the app as well as using the various app features to explore your world from the perspective of having vision issues. Read more.

3D printing allows blind chemists to visualize scientific data

A group of US-based chemists have transformed scientific charts and images into tactile materials that are accessible to blind and visually impaired researchers. This could help to reduce barriers faced by people with low vision who wish to study and work in science. Read more.