Dave and his leader dog, Flynn

With a Little Help from Furry Friends

Dave Brodzinski doesn’t go anywhere without his furry friend, Flynn. A Labrador Retriever with a “brilliantly black, shiny coat,” Flynn has served as Dave’s guide dog for over six years now. “He allows me to show people that I’m blind but can still be independent and do things just like everyone else,” Dave said. As […]

Phone with Way Around app

WayAround Assists People with Vision Loss

Much of the way we perceive and understand the world is through our eyes. In fact, in one study, 88 percent of participants ranked vision as their most valued sense. For the at least 2.2 billion people around the world who have a near or distance vision impairment, accessing the world and getting information often […]

Devices and Duties at the Depot

One of INDATA’s main aims is to bring people together. Now, especially in the wake of the pandemic and increase in digital communication, the best way to accomplish this is through technology. Through the INDATA Depot, an equipment reuse program, Hoosiers with disabilities receive donated devices — mainly computers — free of charge. Not only […]

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Dose Flip Smart Medication Dispenser

We’ve written about different medication dispensers such as the Hero Smart Pill Dispenser.  Another available option is Dose Flip, which is a portable smart pill box.  It can be set up to match an individual’s medication schedule, to ensure they receive the correct medications at the right times. At the scheduled time, the Dose Flip […]

Care Direct Offers All-in-One Solution

In response to the home care needs born out of the COVID pandemic, the Welsh startup company, Care Direct Technology, launched a suite of assistive technology products. As the company’s website describes, Care Direct is the “only all-in-one solution that uses cutting edge technology to remotely and passively monitor service users to retain independence, reduce loneliness […]

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Tricella Smart Pillbox

Over the years we’ve written and talked about several smart pillboxes. Yet another available option is the Tricella Smart Pillbox. The Tricella Smart Pillbox is an innovative Bluetooth-enabled smart 7-day pillbox that helps users remember to take their daily medication.  The pillbox features built-in sensors that can detect if either you or a loved one […]