Assistive Technology: Devices Products & Information Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Assistive Technology category.

Publication List:

Apparel Causes Additional Barriers for People with Disability
For people with disabilities, the lack of adaptive clothing is not just a burden, it is a barrier for community participation - Published: 2016-06-27
Easily Play Guitar, with the Push of a ChordBuddy Button
ChordBuddy helps you learn to play music on the guitar in minutes, helps with playing chords and strumming - Published: 2016-05-25
Federal Lifeline Assistance Program Provides Relief to Disabled
The Federal Lifeline Assistance Program provides low cost or free cell phone service to qualifying individuals and families who need help financially - Published: 2016-04-20
TransferPants - A Revolutionary Change in Caregiving
TransferPants(TM), a U.S. patented device designed to move disabled persons safely and comfortably, is now on Indiegogo - Published: 2016-03-30
HandAble: Easy Cell Phone & Tablet Holder
Handable is a cellphone accessory that makes it easier for people with hand or wrist problems to hold cellphones and tablet devices - Published: 2015-10-25
Listen Up: Low-Vision Audio Recordings Available Free to Public
Hadley launches series of free audio recordings designed to help those living with low vision maintain their independence - Published: 2015-09-09
Innovative Clothing Solutions for People with Disabilities
On August 15, Open Style Lab Fellows share their designs that solve disability-related clothing challenges at the MIT Museum - Published: 2015-08-10
People with Disabilities & Neuroscience Technology
Interdisciplinary project involving neuroscience and technology aims to improve communication for people with disabilities - Published: 2015-07-14
Adaptive Clothing: Adapted Clothes Information and Suppliers
Information on adaptive clothing designed for people with disabilities and seniors, includes list of best stores that sell adapted clothes online - Published: 2015-03-25
NIH Funds Robots to Assist People with Disabilities
New research in robotics might help with stroke rehabilitation, guide wheelchairs, and assist children with Autism - Published: 2014-12-11
K4Connect:: Transforming the Internet of Things into the Internet of You
Connecting the rapidly expanding number of electronic devices and services that make up the internet of things - Published: 2014-12-05
Unchaining Neuroscience from Cables with Wireless Brain Sensor
New types of neuroscience experiments with vast amounts of brain data wirelessly and continuously streamed from brain microcircuits - Published: 2014-12-04
First Completely Touch Free Smartphone from Sesame Enable
Head-motion activated technology brings usability and ubiquity of smartphones to previously excluded people with disabilities - Published: 2014-11-13
Meet Pepper - A Personal Humanoid Robot
Pepper is a humanoid robot that can communicate with people using the latest voice and recognition technology - Published: 2014-06-29
StrongArm Technologies - ErgoSkeleton and Worker Safety
Information relating to StrongArm Technologies a company that develops technological breakthroughs in worker safety, strength and endurance - Published: 2014-06-10
Miimo Robotic Lawn Mower Makes Lawn Maintenance Easier for People with Disabilities
Miimo is a sensor equipped lawn mowing device that the user can set loose on their lawn and allow it to mow the grass for them - Published: 2013-01-12
Section 508 VPAT Blank Template Form and Information
Information regarding section 508 Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) including blank fillable template form - Published: 2012-12-23
Musical Glove Improves Sensation, Mobility for People with Spinal Cord Injury
Musical Glove device successfully used by individuals with limited feeling or movement in their hands due to tetraplegia - Published: 2012-07-17
EyeMusic Device Converts Images to Music to Aid Visually Impaired
Sensory substitution devices (SSDs) use sound or touch to help the visually impaired perceive the visual scene surrounding them - Published: 2012-07-05
Mind Reading Device May Enable People Unable to Speak or Move to Converse
Mind reader device may enable people unable to speak or move at all to manage unscripted back and forth conversation - Published: 2012-06-28
Man Born with a Disability Invents Doorstop for Commercial Use
Duffs Doorstopper is a doorstop with a handle which benefits cleaning personnel due to less stress on back knees and legs - Published: 2012-04-20
Infants, Toddlers and Assistive Technology
Assistive technologies can assist young children who experience forms of disabilities to learn valuable skills - Published: 2012-03-22
Tongue Drive Wireless Device Operates Computers and Wheelchairs
Tongue Drive wireless device enables people with high level spinal cord injuries to operate a computer and maneuver an electrically powered wheelchair by moving their tongue - Published: 2012-02-20
AmeriGlide Disability Products Launches in Canada
AmeriGlide an online retailer of assistive technology for the disabled and elderly including stair lifts and vehicle lifts will now be serving Canadian customers - Published: 2011-08-22
Carolines Cart: Grocery Cart for Special Needs Children
Parents and caregivers of special needs children to have access to a grocery cart specifically designed for challenges faced when shopping - Published: 2011-07-18
Revolutionary EEG Brain Computer Interface
Progress being made on developing a headset that would revolutionize the brain computer interface industry - Published: 2011-05-26
NZ Paralympian Steps Up with Rex Bionics and Walks Again
Custom fitted robotic exoskeleton has allowed Dave MacCalman to take his first steps in more than 30 years - Published: 2011-05-02
Adapting Technology to Seniors
Monitoring system with wireless touch screen devices that enables senior citizens to receive help and guidance at home and call for emergency assistance - Published: 2011-02-03
Teaching Robot Helps Children to use a Wheelchair
A robotic wheelchair is being developed that will help children learn to drive - Published: 2010-09-01
Pop-up Microlite Illuminates Remote Controls
Pop-up Microlite sticks on remote controls to illuminate both the buttons and text in the dark or dim lighting - Published: 2010-08-30
Exoskeleton Robotic Legs Provide New Option for Wheelchair Users
When Hayden Allen was spinal cord injured five years ago he became a full time wheelchair - Published: 2010-08-24
Key Insights From Symposium on Americans With Disabilities - Braun Corporation
The concept of universal design is to develop products and services to maximize access for all and enhance safety and livability - Published: 2010-07-26
Handy Information and Plans Help Physically Challenged
Richard Fabend is a 66 year old C6 complete quadriplegic injured over 10 years ago while vacationing in the Virgin Islands - Published: 2010-02-19
The World Wide Web and Accessibility Improvements
It makes sense for businesses to make their sites on the Internet accessible - Published: 2009-12-20
Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Releases 2009 Holiday Gift Guide
The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation has created a holiday gift guide for people living with paralysis - Published: 2009-11-23
Broadband Access for all Americans
Accessibility and affordability barriers faced by Americans with disabilities in accessing broadband capabilities - Published: 2009-10-06
Disability Made Easier - Tips on Living with a Disability
Useful home and office hints and tips to help cope with living with a disability - Published: 2009-09-30
Thiphone for Cell Phones and Touch Screen Devices
The Thiphone is an accessory for mobile phones and netbooks that allows you to securely attach your iPhone or device to your thigh - Published: 2009-09-24
Remote Control Lawn Mowers for Elderly or Disabled
Remote control lawn mowers are very elderly and disabled friendly with simple one finger joystick control - Published: 2009-09-22
INDATA Statewide Assistive Technology Conference
Individuals may benefit from experiencing a basic Assistive Technology equipment demonstration - Published: 2009-08-02
Assisted Living Devices for Disabled - Review
Hands free devices improve quality of life for users of power chairs mobility scooters and controlling computers using the tongue - Published: 2009-08-01
iPods Help Kids with Aserger's Syndrome
Minnneapolis has a center that is experimenting with iPods and using them to assist kids with Aspergers syndrome - Published: 2009-07-28
Adaptive Clothing Reduces the Risk of Injury for Disabled People and Caregivers
Extended care facilities implemented an adaptive clothing program to see if staff and patient injuries could be reduced - Published: 2009-07-02
Dyslexic Entrepreneur uses Assistive Technology to Compete in Business
Young dyslexic entrepreneur uses latest mobile assistive technology to compete in the business world - Published: 2009-06-02
Lemon Laws for Motor Vehicles and Disability Products
Lemon laws are state laws that provide remedies to consumers for automobiles and disability products that are poorly manufactured requiring repetitive repairs - Published: 2009-02-08
Products for Independent Living - Paradise Robotics
Home robotic products including robotic lawn mowers vacuum cleaners pool cleaners and self-cleaning cat litter box - Published: 2009-02-04
Assistive Technology - Past Present and Future
Many people equate assistive technology with sophisticated electronic devices this report dispels the confusion around assistive technology - Published: 2009-01-17