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Have you heard of the game “The Last of Us Part II” yet? Released this month on the 19th on PlayStation 4, this game is already a huge success. The successor of The Last of Us Part 1, which received critical acclaim in 2014, All gamers were waiting for it with bated breath right since it was announc…
11 days ago · From Assistive Technology Blog
Deaf or hard of hearing people in Vermont now have a new way of communicating with police officers when they are pulled over.  Hard of hearing Vermont residents will now be able to carry a 4 x 9 card with a very clear heading in bold stating “I am deaf or hard of hearing”.  Once handed, a po…
23.06.2020 · From Assistive Technology Blog
See is a science fiction drama show on Apple TV Plus. You might consider it to be just another show to land in our laps that tells a dramatic tale with flavors of action, suspense and intrigue, but one aspect that really sets it apart is that all characters in this show are blind. It is set in a tim…
09.06.2020 · From Assistive Technology Blog
Tint is a beautiful and fun game on Apple Arcade that involves mixing colors to achieve milestones and finish puzzles. Since colors play the most important role in this game, it means that anyone playing needed to be able to identify every color correctly. It also means that some 300 million peop…
29.05.2020 · From Assistive Technology Blog
There’s good news for wheelchair users. On May 21, Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Google announced that Google Maps will now show places that are wheelchair accessible, and users will be able to find such places effortlessly without taking any extra steps. All they have to do is turn on the “Ac…
27.05.2020 · From Assistive Technology Blog
We all love to make our homes as comfortable for ourselves as possible. When we come back from work, for example, we like to unwind and destress. For many of us, spending time in the kitchen can be therapeutic. Even taking a nice, warm shower can help us relax. These days, because of the COVID-19 pa…
14.05.2020 · From Assistive Technology Blog
Benjamin Conner, a researcher at the University of Arizona, and his team are working on developing new ways children with Cerebral Palsy can train their brains to learn effective ways to walk, ultimately allowing them to be a lot more independent as they grow older and move into adulthood. The fanny…
05.05.2020 · From Assistive Technology Blog
A group of biomedical engineers, led by associate professor Dr. Ali Tamayol from the University of Connecticut, has developed a handheld 3D bioprinter that can be potentially used to help repair and regrow lost tissue in muscles. This compact handheld 3d printer allows surgeons to directly place …
28.04.2020 · From Assistive Technology Blog
T-Pull Door Closer Makes Opening & Closing Doors Easy For People With Disabilities For able bodied people, opening and closing a door is something that is never considered a chore. It’s easily done every time without putting much thought to it – grab the door knob/handle and push …
14.04.2020 · From Assistive Technology Blog
During this Coronavirus distress, wearing face masks has become imperative. Initially, it was only for healthcare workers and doctors but now everyone is being encouraged to cover their faces when they go out. For deaf and hard of hearing people, this can prove to be a roadblock in communication bec…
07.04.2020 · From Assistive Technology Blog