Friday, April 23, 2021

Tag: google

Look to Speak helps people communicate with their eyes

https://youtu.be/c3oNaq2Cugs Richard Cave has been a speech and language therapist for more than 10 years. Throughout my career, I’ve specialized in working with people living with speech and motor impairments, particularly those who are non-verbal and...

Find wheelchair accessible places with Google Maps

Imagine making plans to go somewhere new, taking the journey to get there and arriving— only to be stuck outside, prevented from sitting with family or being unable to access the restroom. It’s a...

Google Nest Partners with the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation to Improve Independence for...

Google Nest provides up to 100,000 free Google Home Minis to the Reeve Foundation to foster freedom at home across the paralysis community through the #PowerOfVoice SHORT HILLS, N.J., July 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- In...

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 can be a vital requirement. For Stefanie Putnam, a quadriplegic...

Building better maps for the disability community

Google and a slew of startups are including accessibility information in apps to help people navigate the world if they use wheelchairs or have other disabilities. Occupational therapist turned disability rights activist Alanna Raffel has...

App lets quadriplegics use phone without physical assistance

https://youtu.be/yGwyLJV1Zr0 Instead of swiping with a finger, the technology lets users control the device with small head movements or voice commands. The technology can help people who are paralyzed or have limited mobility due to...

A better world for wheels on Google Maps

https://youtu.be/_LbO-lr-6lU More than 65 million people worldwide need wheelchairs. I became one of them after an accident eight years ago, and I discovered what it’s like to navigate the world on wheels. As I learned, those...
EVA Facial Mouse

EVA Facial Mouse for mobile devices

EVA FACIAL MOUSE is an application developed and promoted by CREA with the support of Fundación Vodafone España. EVA FACIAL MOUSE is a free and open source application that allows the access to functions of...

Wheelchair accessible? Just ask Google Maps

Google is relying on crowdsourcing to make the world more wheelchair-friendly. The search giant has launched a new feature through Google Maps that lists whether a location is wheelchair-accessible. Available only in the US to...