The transformative power of eye-gaze technology for users with disabilities
posted on April 1, 2014 - 9:11am
Research supports the theory that, at least in some cases, blindness can heighten other senses, like hearing. So it seems somehow fitting that modern technology can enable an otherwise voiceless person to speak by leveraging — of all things — his or her own vision.
College student Stephanie Milas of Tipp City, Ohio, is determined to graduate with a business degree, and then go into the world and put it to good use. And to accomplish her goals, Milas relies on her eyes for much more than seeing.