Flat microscope for the brain could help restore lost eyesight

You'd probably prefer that doctors restore lost sight or hearing by directly repairing your eyes and ears, but Rice University is one step closer to the next best thing: transmitting info directly to your brain. It's developing a flat microscope (th…

Computer vision may help the blind see the world

The world is getting better at combining machine learning and computer vision, but it's not just cars and drones that benefit from that. For instance, the same technology could be used to dramatically improve the lives of people with visual impairmen…

NHTSA thinks quiet hybrids and electric cars are a bad thing

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FCC program that gives tech to deaf, blind Americans is permanent

The FCC's iCanConnect program, which provides communication equipment to low-income deaf and blind Americans, is now permanent after four years in pilot form. Known formally as the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program, it offers $10 mil…