Best Apps to Ease Your Mind

We’re continuing our focus on assistive technology and tools to help increase your attention and concentration. This time we are shifting to apps available on iOS and Android devices. With social media and texting so ubiquitous, it can be hard to get away from distraction when the world is at your fingertips. However, you can […]

Take the Next Step with a Robotic Exoskeleton

Each year, as many as 500,000 individuals experience a spinal cord injury, and 15 million people suffer a stroke. Many people are now getting the chance to take their next steps forward with the help of EksoGT. EksoGT is the first robotic exoskeleton to be granted clearance for rehabilitation purposes for use with stroke patients […]

Find Peace with Noise-Canceling Headsets

We have a few blogs in the mix coming up that will focus on assistive technology and tools to help increase your attention and concentration. First up, we have outlined noise-canceling headsets that can aid people with ADD/ADHD, Sensory Processing Disorder and other attention disabilities. We’ve discussed these headsets during one of our recent BITES […]

Cyber Eyez Bringing Life into Focus

Today’s smart glasses are getting even smarter. CyberTimez, a world leader in augmented reality applications, has created Cyber Eyez, an application that enables low vision and blind users to magnify anything in their environment up to 15 times! The application can also read text in more than 100 languages without an internet connection. Cyber Eyez […]

Making Old Electronics New Again

Environmental sustainability is of utmost importance to Easterseals Crossroads, as the assistive technology devices we collect and distribute can be hazardous if they’re discarded. Electronics contain heavy metals and toxic chemicals that can be harmful if released into the environment. “We go to great lengths to ensure we are being as environmentally-friendly as possible,” said […]

KAPSYS SmartVision2: The First Smartphone for the Visually Impaired

According to Statista, there are nearly 2.5 billion smartphone users worldwide. More than two hundred million of those users are in the United States. Smartphones today continue to progress as advances in telecommunication technology have been significant in recent years. But with features such as high-definition touchscreens, navigation tools, and high-speed internet browsing on the […]