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The New York Times published a news story on Tuesday, June 4th 2013 about a new device to help the vision-impaired navigate their environment.
The new, lightweight OrCam device is a small camera that clips onto a person’s glasses. It reads “text in the wild” which means that it reads text and recognizes and describes faces, objects and places.
According to the American Library Association’s 2013 State of America’s Libraries Report, the answer is a resounding yes. Libraries have made many changes over the years as technology has evolved, and they continue to embrace new technologies that improve their ability to provide resources to the community, including social media.
When it comes to finding alternatives to meeting their customers’ needs, the New Jersey State Library Talking Book and Braille Center explores every option. Such was the case when one of their patrons, Elizabeth Heap, suggested to her friend Richard Muti that the book he co-authored with Charles Buckley, “The Charmer,” be made into an audio book by the National Library Service for the Blind.