It’s 2015. Smartphones, tablets, and other smart devices have been sewn into the fabric of our daily lives. Because smart technologies are so common, it can be assumed that a majority of individuals are familiar with robots in some form. In terms of assistive technology, the field of robotics offers an indefinite amount of promise. This is […]
Josh Anderson introduces us to a convenient device to help individuals get acquainted with a second language. Check this out! To learn more on this device, visit the Trano website.
A few months back I wrote about Tile, a handy device that attaches to virtually any item so you can keep track of it via your smartphone. Soon there will be a similar device available, called the TrackR bravo, which offers the same benefits and more! TrackR is a thin, quarter-sized device that attaches easily to your most […]
Writer: Tiffany Whisner, Coles Marketing It started out as a working lab, showing off assistive technology categorized by disability — for those individuals who are blind or vision-impaired; Deaf or Hard of Hearing; have mobility challenges; or learning or cognition challenges. Now, as the reality of the AT world is changing, the INDATA Project at […]
“Open Sesame!” Chances are, you’ve likely said or heard this phrase several times before. It is a magical command initially stated by Ali Baba in the story Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves used to open the mouth of a cave. Now instead of opening caves with this phrase, individuals have the ability to turn on the Sesame, a new, entirely touch-free […]
On a daily basis, especially at the workplace, we often find ourselves in an ongoing cycle: we sit, we stand, we sit, we stand, and repeat. How could you lessen the strain by making your workspace more ergonomic? Mark Stewart, assistive technology specialist who specializes in ergonomics, is going to introduce us to an ergonomic […]