Sunday, October 24, 2021

Tag: Assistive Technology

Xbox Adaptive Controller’s next mission is helping veterans game again

The Xbox Adaptive Controller is a pretty impressive piece of kit, and though its uses in helping people with limited mobility game against are...

Art as an outlet: Montag, who has been a quadriplegic for 40 years, is...

Jeff Montag’s fingers can’t hold a paintbrush, but that doesn’t stop him from painting portraits, flowers, flamenco dancers, ornery bulls, airplanes, Sioux warriors and...

These Modular, AI Wheelchairs Can Watch for Obstacles Ahead

Wheelchairs can't yet be summoned via voice commands or connect with other wheelchairs to issues warnings about what's ahead. Dr. Konstantinos Sirlantzis wants to...

Hoobox launches first wheelchair controlled by facial expressions

Brazilian start-up Hoobox Robotics has collaborated with Intel to produce an adapter kit that allows almost any electric wheelchair to be controlled by the...

Voice-operated Camera for Journalist in Need

This journalist needed a voice-operated camera, but there was ‘nothing’ on the market. So he made her one As a trapeze performer, Carolyn Pioro made...

Paralyzed People Control the Robot Waiters at a Japanese Cafe

In a win-win outcome for patients with spinal cord injuries and Japanese startup tech company Ory Lab, robotic waiters are working full shifts, allowing...

Microsoft’s Xbox Adaptive Controller ranked one of the top inventions of 2018

Microsoft’s Xbox division scores another high mark, but not for acquiring another studio or adding another game deal to its holiday season shopping list...
Be Adaptive Equipment

Quadriplegics can hunt again with Be Adaptive Equipment

https://youtu.be/-7NULUwgt3M Be Adaptive manufactures adaptive shooting equipment for all physical disabilities. Whether you just need help pulling the trigger or if you are a high...

An Italian Researcher Develops a low-cost Robotic Glove to “lend a hand” to People...

The majority of people who suffer the partial or total loss of the hand’s motor skills report a drastic reduction in the quality of...

Use your voice to access the world with a new Android app

Everyone can benefit from hands-free support when using technology, but for the 62 million people in the U.S. with motor and mobility impairments, it...