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Mind controlled wheelchair
Jordan Nguyen of UTS (University of Technology Sydney, has trialled this wheelchair on people with mid-range quadriplegia, who guided it through a moving obstacle course. He fine-tuned it to the point that people can work out how to use it in 10 minutes. The next challenge is to make it affordable.
22 August 2017 by Lynn Wood
 
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Pour It Forward - Coffee Shop Only Hires People With Disabilities
Bitty & Beau's Coffee in Wilmington, NC (USA) is known for its warmth. At the heart of the shop's popularity is its unique
9 July 2017 by aussiephil
 
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A voice for those who have none
Generic, electronic sounding voices used by computers and other devices don't capture the unique "sound" of individuals with speaking disabilities. VocaliD creates custom voices that match personalities, age, ethnicity, etc. to bring life to their speech. https://www.vocalid.co
8 June 2017 by ideascape
 
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A verbal assistant to help with autism
Pollexy is a special needs verbal assistant that lets caretakers schedule audio task prompts?and messages both on a recurring schedule and/or on-demand. Caretakers can schedule regular medicine reminder?messages or hourly bathroom break messages, for example, and at the same time use their Amazon Echo and mobile device to request a specific message be played immediately. Caretakers can even set it up so that the person needs to confirm that they?ve heard the message. https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/pollexy-building-a-special-needs-voice-assistant-with-amazon-polly-and-raspberry-pi/
7 June 2017 by lynnwood
 
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6 May 2017 by Travel For Al...
 
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A disability-led theatre company
Raspberry Ripple is a Disability Led theatre company aiming to create compelling theatre of a professional standard using disabled and mainstream performers, writers, directors, designers and technical artists as well as a pathway into the mainstream performing arts for disabled performers. https://pozible.com/project/launch-raspberry-ripple-productions
6 May 2017 by oliver
 
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