Why it Matters: Technology is changing the way we approach disabilities, and mind-reading technology is changing the way we approach behavioral disorders. However, what about blindness? Attempts to create a form of vision through surgery and technology have been groundbreaking; however, they are far from true sight. Still, the research is spawning new ideas. Innovation is moving out of the laboratory and into daily lives, helping people overcome obstacles and improving quality of life. While research pushes innovation to new frontiers, it also is putting innovative products into the hands of those who need them the most.
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