The researchers who developed an electronic Braille writing tutor describe it as a labor of love. Learn how their "compassionate engineering" is making a difference for visually impaired people in developing nations around the world.
Many blind people say they’re afraid to leave home. Transit, which should be a big help to them, is actually one of the biggest obstacles. Learn how a system from Microsoft that lets the blind see with their ears is helping.
An engineer by trade, Cisco's Cliff Thomas sees "a big wave coming" – and he says its coming hard as the Internet of Things really kicks in. The result will be better outcomes and services for citizens -- who he considers the soul of a city. See what else he has to say about where we're headed.