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Open Bionics, a pioneering UK-based robotics firm, has made a significant breakthrough in the field of prosthetics with the introduction of the Hero Gauntlet, a state-of-the-art 3D printed finger device. This innovative prosthesis was custom-designed for Suleman Chohan, a 50-year-old London resident…
10 days ago · From Assistive Technology Blog
Embark on a thoughtful journey through our intricately designed crossword puzzle that aims to foster a deeper understanding of various learning and communication challenges. This puzzle features a collection of clues that will test your knowledge on certain conditions, delve into assistive technolog…
12.02.2024 · From Assistive Technology Blog
In the evolving landscape of autism research, a shift towards more inclusive and accessible methodologies may be gaining momentum, as exemplified by the efforts of developmental psychologists like Caitlin Hudac. Traditionally confined to laboratory settings, Hudac ventured into the community, bringi…
12.02.2024 · From Assistive Technology Blog
Being able-bodied comes with many privileges that are often overlooked, such as the ease of standing up, sitting down, or reaching for items without assistance. To address the challenges faced by those with lower limb disadvantages, Chronus Robotics, a company based in Lithuania, has developed a sel…
01.02.2024 · From Assistive Technology Blog
The Speech Accessibility Project, backed by tech giants like Amazon, Apple, Google, Meta, and Microsoft, and conducted by the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, is actively recruiting U.S. and Puerto Rican adults with Parkinson’s Disease, Cerebral Palsy (CP), Down Syndrome, ALS, and Stroke or …
26.01.2024 · From Assistive Technology Blog
Robooter, a leading autonomous mobility device manufacturer, showcased its innovative power wheelchair, the X40, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2024 in Las Vegas. This event, with 3275 exhibitors, is an important platform for companies like Robooter to display their products. The X40, a semi…
24.01.2024 · From Assistive Technology Blog
The Wheely-X, a new device showcased by Korean startup Kangsters at CES 2024, offers a unique solution for wheelchair users seeking to exercise. This innovative product integrates a treadmill designed specifically for wheelchairs with a mobile app, allowing users to control speed and direction throu…
22.01.2024 · From Assistive Technology Blog
I know it’s been a hot minute but we are back with the AT themed crossword puzzle! This puzzle is more than just a pastime; it’s a journey through the diverse world of assistive technologies, adaptive solutions, and inclusive design principles. Each clue and answer has been carefully cra…
16.01.2024 · From Assistive Technology Blog
CES 2024 in Las Vegas introduced a new wearable device, the GyroGlove, which is designed to counteract hand tremors using advanced gyroscopic technology. This glove has been particularly beneficial for individuals like Roberta Wilson-Garrett, who lives with Parkinson’s Disease. The glove helps…
13.01.2024 · From Assistive Technology Blog
“Harmonium” is an innovative sign language adventure and music game centered around Melody Macato, a 10-year-old Filipina-American girl who is Deaf. In the game, Melody aspires to create a unique type of music that is accessible to her friends, combining visual and tactile elements. The …
09.01.2024 · From Assistive Technology Blog
Jacqueline Child, a 29-year-old woman living with disabilities, faced continual rejection and discrimination on mainstream dating apps. This struggle, stemming from her invisible disabilities such as lupus and dysautonomia, prompted her to cofound a dating app specifically for people with disabiliti…
31.12.2023 · From Assistive Technology Blog
The global population includes approximately 1.3 billion people with disabilities, and despite a growing variety of assistive technologies, access remains limited for most of them. The disability innovation sector, though enriched with entrepreneurial ventures and support organizations like accelera…
29.12.2023 · From Assistive Technology Blog
Navigating the complexities of travel can be a significant challenge for individuals with disabilities and those who are introverted. The unique realm of small-ship cruising, as epitomized by companies like Aurora Expeditions, provides an inclusive solution. These cruises offer not just physical acc…
26.12.2023 · From Assistive Technology Blog
Sebastião Salgado, born in Brazil in 1944, is a renowned photojournalist and documentary photographer known for his deep respect for nature and commitment to documenting socio-economic conditions affecting human beings. His photographic journey began in the 1970s, following a career shift from econo…
26.12.2023 · From Assistive Technology Blog
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