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Objective information you can trust, smart and informed commentary, and cutting-edge news and trends concerning information technology and visual impairment are published monthly in AccessWorld®: Technology and People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired.

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Lee Huffman

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Breakthroughs in Vision Research

If it's true the eyes are the windows to the soul, then the corneas are the windowpanes. This article describes two new breakthroughs that could lead to significant improvements in the treatment of corneal injuries, defects, and disease.

Meet a Foundation CEO

You may be aware of Michael Hingson, who was led to safety from the collapse of the World Trade Center by his guide dog. In this piece, we will look at his history of employment and the expertise he can share with others wishing to become employed.

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A New, Inexpensive, and Reliable OCR App

The newest offering in the optical character recognition (OCR) space comes from Winston Chen, the developer of Voice Dream Reader and Writer. In this article we'll start out with a brief conversation with Chen, then we'll take a look at his latest offering, Voice Dream Scanner.

Two More iOS Job Search Apps

Part II in our look at the accessibility of popular job search apps. This article takes a look at the CareerBuilder and SimplyHired iOS apps for job searches.

The Many Ways Today's Technology Expands Access

Today, the landscape for accessible computing is rich and the possibilities are endless for anyone who wishes to join their sighted counterparts in using today's technology.

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