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Archive: June 2014


Tech Spotlight: Is Mac the Way to Go?

Tue, 24 Jun 2014 by Lighthouse Central Florida

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Tech Spotlight: Is Mac the Way to Go?The Mac vs. PC debate rages on with both sides offering passionate opinions. Take the debate into the realm of accessibility and you’ve got a whole new discussion on your hands. When it comes to the best machine for an individual with low or no vision, you’ve got to think beyond style and status, to functionality and ease of use. Let’s throw them into the ring and see who comes out on top. Ding!

How Light Affects the Brain of a Person With No Vision

Tue, 17 Jun 2014 by Lighthouse Central Florida

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How Light Affects the Brain of a Person With No VisionThe average individual probably believes that the eyes of a person with no vision are incapable of responding to light and other visual stimuli. However, a recent study performed by researchers at the University of Montreal had surprising results.

Science Fact: Bionic Eye Restores Vision for Nearly-Blind Man

Tue, 10 Jun 2014 by Lighthouse Central Florida

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Science Fact: Bionic Eye Restores Vision for Nearly-Blind ManThe tales of science fiction are knocking at our twenty-first century door. The dreams and predictions of a completely bionic man are moving ever closer as scientists and researchers perfect robotic and electronic prosthetics. One such device, the bionic eye, has already been implanted in more than a dozen recipients around the world. Roger Pontz of Michigan is one of those lucky few and at age 55 he’s seeing things that he hasn’t seen in years.

Zagga Entertainment LTD: Press Play in a Whole New Way

Wed, 04 Jun 2014 by Lighthouse Central Florida

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Zagga Entertainment LTD: Press Play in a Whole New WayIt’s almost two hours into the latest action movie and the suspense has been building to this pivotal fight scene. The hero meets his match and the story plays out in a battle of hand-to-hand combat. It’s exciting, edge-of-your-seat action but for someone who is blind, this scene isn’t the crescendo that it should be. Only the sounds of fists making contact followed by grunts and snorts can be heard, but who’s hitting whom? Is our hero getting the upper hand?...
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