Tag Archives: disabilities

The FingerReader, a Life Changing Tech Innovation

The next innovation in technology is not a fancy smartphone, robotic mouse, or app that makes you coffee, it’s something a little more influential. Scientists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a device that can helped visually impaired people read.

Hands-Free Wheelchairs Get New Technology

Scientists and students from Atlanta’s Shepherd Center, the Georgia Institute of Technology, the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, and Northwestern University have published a study that details a new technology they’ve developed that allows paralyzed wheelchair users to control movements using a magnetic tongue stud.