Kinect Technology Helps Lead the Blind

Researchers at a German university have built an apparatus that, while clunky in its proof-of-concept stage, could assist the blind as they cross streets, walk down hallways and open doors. It uses the Kinect as a sensor. » 3/17/11 7:40pm 3/17/11 7:40pm

VI Fit Is Wii Sports For The Blind

Wii Sports can be a big factor in getting sedentary children moving, but what about blind children? A video game research project at the University of Nevada, Reno, is creating Wii Sports-based PC games that don't require eyesight to play. » 6/04/10 3:20pm 6/04/10 3:20pm

96-Hour Marathon Allegedly Blinds Chinese Gamer

In the name of science - or because his domestic situation was driving him nuts - a Chinese man played games at a cyber cafe for four straight days. The good news? That will only temporarily blind you. » 1/11/10 6:20pm 1/11/10 6:20pm

Mixing Music in a Video Game for the Blind

Video, of course, takes its root from the Latin word for "see." So a "video game" for those who have lost their sight might look like a paradox, but it doesn't sound like one. » 1/04/09 12:00pm 1/04/09 12:00pm