Assistive technology

02.24.14
ReSound LiNX launches "Made for iPhone" hearing aid
02.24.14

ReSound LiNX launches "Made for iPhone" hearing aid

Thanks to a love of loud music, my father wears a hearing aid. For similar reasons, I'm probably g...

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03.11.13
Blind iPhone owners may get People Finder app
03.11.13

Blind iPhone owners may get People Finder app

It's easy for two people to meet up at the mall. They just arrive at the appointed time and look f...

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02.06.13
New pererro device for iOS offers switch access to the disabled
02.06.13

New pererro device for iOS offers switch access to the disabled

UK-based RSLSteeper makes assistive technology for use in the classroom and at home, for all ag...

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11.13.12
Backlit e-readers such as iPad help those with vision loss
11.13.12

Backlit e-readers such as iPad help those with vision loss

A study presented on Sunday at the 116th annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmolog...

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09.06.12
Research: iPod touch benefits workers with autism
09.06.12

Research: iPod touch benefits workers with autism

We often hear about iOS devices being used in schools and in the workplace, but a recent study fr...

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04.25.12
EyeRing finger-mounted connected cam captures signs and dollar bills, identifies them with OCR (hands-on)
04.25.12

EyeRing finger-mounted connected cam captures signs and dollar bills, identifies them with OCR (hands-on)

Ready to swap that diamond for a finger-mounted camera with a built-in trigger and Bluetooth conne...

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09.28.11
Panasonic shows us its softer side, intros trio of high-tech robotic helpers
09.28.11

Panasonic shows us its softer side, intros trio of high-tech robotic helpers

The infirm in Japan have nothing to fear when it comes to assisted care -- except maybe for a rob...

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07.11.11
Apple enables 'Assistive Touch' features on iPad in latest iOS 5 beta
07.11.11

Apple enables 'Assistive Touch' features on iPad in latest iOS 5 beta

Apple has enabled a very cool feature for iPad users in the latest beta of iOS 5. "Assistive To...

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01.28.11
Macworld 2011: Expressive helps the speech impaired learn and communicate
01.28.11

Macworld 2011: Expressive helps the speech impaired learn and communicate

Speech therapist Barbrara Fernandez founded Smarty-Ears apps last January and has since created over...

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