We celebrated the Foundation Day of Vision Empower on 4th of October, 2020. Three years since being incorporated, Vision Empower has been very fortunate to have incredible team members, mentors, partners, student interns and volunteers without whose support we could not have implemented our pilot projects. Read the details and view the videos here.[Read more...]
Roulette opens a new world for blind and low vision students in terms of education and career opportunities. Read more[Read more...]
Vision Empower has been accepted as a Primary member of the Daisy Forum of India (DFI). On Saturday, 19th of September, Supriya was invited to present at the AGM of the DFI on the activities of VE and especially Subodha and its utility. The presentation was well received. VE joins this consortium to work alongside the members on various interventions to make accessible content for persons with visual impairment, especially in India.[Read more...]
Vision Empower is covered as one of the case studies in Chap 3: Bridging digital divides: A framework for digital cooperation.[Read more...]
The paper "Conceptual Learning through Accessible Play: Project Torino and Computational Thinking for Blind Children in India", co-authoured by Gesu India, Microsoft Research India, Geetha Ramakrishna, Vision Empower, Joyojeet Pal, Microsoft Research India and Swami Manohar, Microsoft Research India, was presented at ICTD 2020 (Paper Session 4.1)[Read more...]
Vision Empower was one of the 7 finalists out of 53 teams selected at the 5th edition of the Innopreneurs Startup Contest 2020 held on Feb 1 and 2 2020 at Indore.
Vision Empower presented Hexis – the refreshable Braille book reader and was awarded the Special Recognition Award.
Visually impaired entrepreneurs are helping make science subjects more accessible to students like themselves.
Naini Thaker, Forbes India Staff reports
The New Indian Express
Oct 9 2019
Prof Amit Praskash, Supriya Dey and Aishwarya O presented the findings of the Ludic Design Approach. Watch the recording of the talk.[Read more...]
Inclusive Learning for the Blind, Let’s Embrace the Growing Needs of Stem Education, Impacts on Inclusion and Social Integration
Vidhya and Supriya were speakers in a panel Discussion on “Inclusive Learning for the Blind, Let’s Embrace the Growing Needs of Stem Education, Impacts on Inclusion and Social Integration” at the SayEverything Convention 2019, jointly organised by SayEverything Group and Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled[Read more...]
Vision Empower is sincerely grateful to Mr. Balaji Varadarajan for contributing to this endeavour of making STEM accessible, by donating geometry boxes to all the schools using funds he has earned for his contribution as a Programming language trainer for visually impaired persons.[Read more...]
In what could be a boost in Science education for the visually impaired, the Indian Institute of Information Technology-Bangalore (IIIT-B) has developed a technology to help generate tactile images of diagrams in Science textbooks faster.[Read more...]
Vision Empower addresses a gathering of teachers, government officials and NGOs at the Office of the Director for Welfare of...
The workshop , “Early Intervention and Access to Education ” held at The Association Of People With Disability (APD) was...
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has announced that, as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility efforts under its Living Progress program,...