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[25/02/2009] The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) announces the 2009 winners of awards which recognize individuals and companies who have significantly contributed to the blindness and vision loss field.Blindness and Vision Loss: It’s Raining Awards - Read more
[07/01/2009] A new study finds that a decrease in vision function is a key factor in bringing about this decision for drivers in the US aged 65 and over to recognize when they can no longer drive safely.Vision Problems Prompt Older Drivers to Put Down the Keys - Read more
[15/10/2008] A new Bluetooth system designed primarily for blind people places a layer of information technology over the real world to tell pedestrians about points of interest along their path as they pass them.New Bluetooth System for Blind and Sighted Pedestrians - Read more
[30/04/2008] To help families with visually impaired children connect with each other the online community "FamilyConnect" was launched.Website to Connect Parents of Visually Impaired Children - Read more
[17/10/2007] A team of researchers from the University of Granada in collaboration with the University of Murcia, has developed a visual aid device which significantly improves the vision of sight impaired patients. New Device Helps Visually Impaired to Drive - Read more
[17/03/2006] Canadians with vision loss can now request all their correspondence from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) in the alternate format of their choice, including braille, large print, e-text (computer diskette and CD), audio MP3, and audio-cassette. Alternate-Format Service for Users with Vision Loss - Read more