Disability

06.21.13
Hack a Day modder builds a custom controller for disabled gamers
06.21.13

Hack a Day modder builds a custom controller for disabled gamers

Sure, when tinkerer Caleb Kraft found out that pressure switches marketed at the disabled were mas...

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03.04.13
Officers' Quarters: Beyond recruiting
03.04.13

Officers' Quarters: Beyond recruiting

Every Monday, Scott Andrews contributes Officers' Quarters, a column about the ins and outs of gu...

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01.05.13
FIFA 13 is AbleGamers' 'Accessible Mainstream Game of the Year'
01.05.13

FIFA 13 is AbleGamers' 'Accessible Mainstream Game of the Year'

The AbleGamers Foundation continues to spearhead the charge for greater accessibility in modern gam...

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12.11.12
Access4Kids input device allows disabled children to control touch-centric tablets (video)
12.11.12

Access4Kids input device allows disabled children to control touch-centric tablets (video)

The innovation world at large has been crafting ways for handicapped individuals to interact with...

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09.26.12
"Guide Dog" player and sightless guild-mate honored with in-game items
09.26.12

"Guide Dog" player and sightless guild-mate honored with in-game items

Back in January, Lisa Poisso posted a touching story about two players, Hexu, an enhancement shama...

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08.20.12
Ben Heck creates hands-free wheelchair attachment for expectant father
08.20.12

Ben Heck creates hands-free wheelchair attachment for expectant father

Ben Heck may have cut his teeth on hacked gaming consoles, but these days, the modder-turned-show-...

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07.13.12
Researchers use off-the-shelf parts to let you write emails with your eyes (video)
07.13.12

Researchers use off-the-shelf parts to let you write emails with your eyes (video)

There's a lot of research to help the spinal cord or stroke-injured become more self-sufficient, b...

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06.05.12
Blindsquare uses Foursquare data to guide the visually impaired
06.05.12

Blindsquare uses Foursquare data to guide the visually impaired

Blindsquare is giving guidance systems for the visually disabled a new twist with user-generated F...

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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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