Alibaba’s SmartScreen To Help Blind People Shop

Technosecrets 12th November 2018 Alibaba’s SmartScreen To Help Blind People Shop by Kanika Sharma For the past two years, Alibaba’s $15 BIllion R&D initiative Damo Academy has been working to provide better smartphone experience to the blind. Recently, in a joint effort with China’s Tsinghua University, it has come up with a silicone sheet which comes on the… Continue Reading Alibaba’s SmartScreen To Help Blind People Shop

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Chinese library teaches the blind how to use smartphones

Abacus 8th June 2018 Chinese library teaches the blind how to use smartphones How handset features help visually impaired people “see” the world Besides offering hundreds of Braille titles, the library also gives lessons on how to use screen-reading smartphone apps to make phone calls and send messages. It may not be apparent to most,… Continue Reading Chinese library teaches the blind how to use smartphones

Chinese library teaches blind people how to use smartphones

South China Morning Post 6th June 2018 Chinese library teaches blind people how to use smartphones By Sidney Leng A private Braille library in southwest China has started offering classes to teach blind people how to use smartphones, according to a mainland news portal. The library opened last October in a private bookstore in Kunming,… Continue Reading Chinese library teaches blind people how to use smartphones

Across China: Light in the darkness

Xinhua 15th October 2017 Across China: Light in the darkness Zhang Fubin cannot not see anything, but to many people, he brought them light. For 17 years, the elderly blind man’s library, named the House of Sunshine, has offered free access to more than 5,000 books to residents in Nanchangchi Village, north China’s Shanxi Province.… Continue Reading Across China: Light in the darkness