If you’ve followed our blog or kept up with technology news, you’ll notice there are several wearable technologies to benefit consumers, such as Google Glass and the forthcoming Apple Watch. These wearable devices and more are undeniably great for the general consumer, but some companies design their products to benefit individuals with disabilities. OrCam is an example of one these companies. OrCam is a wearable designed to […]
As it is the last day of the year, I wanted to take a moment to point out how exciting this year was for assistive technology. What were some of the most noted advancements? This was indubitably the year of wearable technology, with the release of Google Glass and several other wearables. But overall, 2014’s technology paved […]
Assistive technology specialist, David Frye, introduces us to the very exciting Google Glass. We will be doing a series on the Glass so be sure to check back to learn more on this wearable technology! Also, be sure to check out our post on Google Glass!
Sony is challenging Google Glass with its current prototype of Sony Smart EyeGlass. Sony’s new smart specs are comparable to Google Glass in several ways, but are much more obtrusive appearing like a pair of unwieldy 3D glasses. The Sony Smart EyeGlass acts like a secondary screen for an Android smartphone, connecting via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi. Once paired, the glasses will […]
Controlling an object with our minds sounds like something only found in a science-fiction movie. However, with great advancements in technology the said idea is becoming more of a reality each day. For over a century, doctors and scientists have been using electroencephalogram (EEG) technology to monitor one’s brain activity. In recent years, brainwaves have converted into computer […]
By now a majority of individuals have heard of some form of wearable technology such as the smartwatch or Google Glass. A tech company in India called Ducere Tech, recently presented a newer form of wearable technology: smart shoes. The shoes are called Lechal, which translates as “take me there” in Hindi. The shoes possess a lot of potential especially for individuals […]