Ray Kurzweil The thrill of being an inventor, it's not just making theoretical breakthroughs but the link between dry formulas on a blackboard and actual transformations in people's lives."
-Ray Kurzweil

AFB's assistive technology oral history project features interviews with educators, inventors, humanitarians, and other inspirational figures who led the way in creating opportunities for people with vision loss.

Enjoy exploring the photographs and biographies of these technology pioneers, as well as listening to the audio files (with full transcripts) of detailed oral history interviews.

We hope this unique history will serve to encourage future generations of people with vision loss to follow their dreams. Sign up to receive an e-mail alert every time a new interview is added to the archives.