Monday, June 21, 2021

Tag: Assistive Technology

The Lancet Neurology: Pioneering study suggests that an exoskeleton for tetraplegia could be feasible

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1GyJBBB8O_M A 4-limb robotic system controlled by brain signals helped a tetraplegic man to move his arms and walk using a ceiling-mounted harness for balance A four-limb robotic system controlled by brain signals helped a tetraplegic...

iBOT, The Ferrari Of Wheelchairs, Offers A Lot More Than Just Mobility

https://youtu.be/iwWZhQewVd8 It may look liked a souped-up electric wheelchair, but CBSN New York's Dr. Max Gomez says it's so much more. NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There has been a breakthrough for people who’ve lost their...

New Mobility’s “The Big Ideas Issue”

Thirty years ago, New Mobility itself was a big idea. A lifestyle magazine for wheelchair users? That’s crazy talk. And yet this month we celebrate three decades of the little ingenuity that could —...

Voice Control in macOS Catalina!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6FOkEZdDqaU How to use Voice Control to Launch Apps, make clicks, add new tabs, dictate & edit text!In this lesson from the full "What's New in macOS Catalina" Tutorial from TheMacU.com see how to use...

Innovative watercraft, ski systems give those with spinal cord injuries freedom

EAST CANYON RESERVOIR — Like any sailor, Derek Sundquist soaked in the sights, smells and sensations of sailing on a breezy, sunny summer morning. But unlike most sailors, the 52-year-old’s exuberance had as much to...

KINOVA’s “JACO” is a robotic arm designed to give independence to power wheelchair users

Developed by the quebec based company KINOVA, ‘JACO’ is an assistive robotic arm created to improve the quality of life of power wheelchair users. the team, who focus on projects to empower individuals with...

Adaptive Video Game Controllers Help Disabled Vets Recover

Some VA medical centers have realized that helping vets get back in the game can also help with their recovery. On a recent afternoon, 26 year-old Mike Monthervil sat in a small room filled with...

Comcast Launches Eye-Control For The Television

Xfinity X1 customers with physical disabilities can now use their eyes to change the channel, set a recording or search for a show. Comcast today launched a feature that gives people with physical disabilities like...

Introducing Voice Control on Mac and iOS — Apple

https://youtu.be/aqoXFCCTfm4 Voice Control gives your voice the power to navigate, dictate, and work your devices in a new way. Coming Fall 2019. Introducing Voice Control. Your all-access to all devices. macOS Catalina includes new features to help...

Quadriplegic Man Uses His Face to Move Wheelchair

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zARSY2UuEB4 Jim Ryan was a pilot for 38 years but that all changed three years ago while on vacation in Hawaii with his wife, Isabelle. "We were just in the water cooling off, so the wave...