Step into the future with REX Bionics

Though there are no cures for individuals with spinal cord injuries or other mobility impairments, technology such as REX Bionics, is helping these individuals regain freedom.  According to its website, REX is the “world’s first hands-free, self-supporting, independently-controlled robotic walking device.” REX Bionics currently offers two separate products: 1. REX P The REX P is a robotic mobility […]

5 styluses for those with mobility impairments

I have already covered a myriad of topics for both Android and iOS mobile apps.  As stated in several of these blogs and other sources, smartphones and tablets have already proven beneficial for many individuals with autism, learning and cognitive disabilities, mobility impairments and so much more.  However, several individuals still struggle operating the touchscreens found on these […]

Intel Unveils Connected Wheelchair

Smart watches, smart wristbands, smart glasses… oh my!  Wearable technology is a booming industry linking users to technology like never before.  And now there is a device that connects its users in a whole new way.  At the Intel Developer Forum last Tuesday, Intel introduced a new, cutting-edge connected device: the first smart wheelchair. Most smart, wearable devices are busy tracking how many […]

Control your home with Reemo

Wearable tech and smart home technology are beginning to merge as is demonstrated with the forthcoming Reemo wristband.  At first glance, Reemo may not appear to be anything special with its flat, rubbery bracelet design comparable to current wearable gadgets on the market.  However, Reemo is dissimilar from devices like the Jawbone Up24 or Fitbit Flex as it […]

Control your computer with your eyes

Susan B. Anthony said, “Independence is happiness.”  The quote’s truth was likely questioned in the 1800s, but today many would argue that independence is happiness; this holds especially true for individuals with disabilities.  Persons with ALS, cerebral palsy, stroke/aphasia, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury and other mobility impairments may often struggle gaining and maintaining their […]