Content tagged with "ASSISTIVE TECH"

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Getting People With Disabilities Involved in the Maker Movement

30 October 2017
DIYAbility facilitates custom devices made for them and, in some cases, by them

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LipSync Helps Paralyzed People Use Computers and Mobile Devices

14 September 2017
The Neil Squire Society and the Google Foundation developed the mouth-controlled joystick

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Parenting in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

14 August 2017
IEEE survey looks at the impact the technology could have on today’s children

Three Ways Technology Can Help Seniors Live Independently

30 June 2017
Preventing falls and managing medications are some areas of focus

Watch HERB the Robot Butler Take the Oreo Cookie Challenge

28 June 2017
A team of researchers at Carnegie Mellon University programmed the bot to perform a delicate task

Most Developers Fail to Design Websites Accessible to People With Disabilities

21 June 2017
The founder of accessibility firm Deque Systems shares tips to make sites easier to use

Timeline: The Evolution of Assistive Technologies

15 June 2017
How devices to help people with disabilities have advanced over 40 years

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Get Informed About Assistive Technology With These IEEE Resources

14 June 2017
Members discuss their work on bionic limbs, soft robotics, and wearables for rehabilitation

Conor Walsh: Designer of the Soft Robotic Exosuit

13 June 2017
The Harvard professor’s prototype can help stroke survivors walk

Five Upcoming Conferences Address Innovations to Improve Quality of Life

9 June 2017
Events feature rehabilitation robots and brain-machine interfaces