Sunday, October 24, 2021

Tag: Assistive Technology

Obi – The first dining robot of its kind

Obi is a first of its kind, revolutionary dining device for individuals who lack upper extremity function. Obi increases independence, social interaction, and effective...

Spinal Cord Injury: Pros and cons of robotic exoskeletons

Robotic exoskeletons have emerged as a helpful rehabilitation tool for disabled and people suffering from several health-related consequences after a spinal cord injury (SCI). Exoskeletons...

Tongo – Tongue Based Operating System

https://youtu.be/CvdbkO_E2AY A new invention turns the tongue into a digital operating system, and can change the lives of millions of people with disabilities around the...

Logitech’s Adaptive Gaming Kit Makes the Xbox Adaptive Controller More Accessible

Microsoft’s Xbox Adaptive Controller (XAC) facilitates gaming for players with accessibility needs. While a forward-thinking device, the XAC isn’t without limitations. To get the...

Control Robots With Your Face

https://youtu.be/yYlSXJq1Cs0 This Device lets you control electronics with your face. It's great for people paralyzed from a neck injury who can use their facial...

Quadriplegic ‘Halo’ Fan Builds Custom Controllers for Players With Disabilities

https://youtu.be/s83PiNLZ4Mo Quadriplegic 'Halo' Fan Builds Custom Controllers for Players With Disabilities Spencer Allen was always passionate about video games. He got into it because of the...

Over-the-skin electrical stimulation helps provide movement in quadriplegics

Feinstein Institutes research examines new closed-loop neurostimulation MANHASSET, NY — Researchers at The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research used new closed-loop neurostimulation methods and textile-based...

Drone gives paralysed former surfer a new perspective on life

"It is the little things – the sound of the lapping of water against the bottom of his board and seeing the beach from...

The new Gods of esports are paralyzed from the neck down

Players with quadriplegia are using neuroscience and video games to take on the world. On a mostly sunny July afternoon in 2014, Chris Scott jumped...

Accessible Hunter creator inspires others to get back into the woods

It was, for Greg Traynor, a moment of revelation. It was autumn, his favorite time of year. And he was in the woods, archery hunting,...