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10.03.12
AbleGamers Foundation to open first permanent 'Accessibility Arcade'
10.03.12

AbleGamers Foundation to open first permanent 'Accessibility Arcade'

The AbleGamers Foundation will be opening its first permanent arcade installation designed for peop...

By J. Mallory,   10.03.12
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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...

By Olivia Grace,   09.26.12
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09.24.12
Toyota builds assistive robot to help the disabled around the home
09.24.12

Toyota builds assistive robot to help the disabled around the home

Toyota has built the Human Support Robot, a 70 pound 'droid designed to help the elderly and less-...

By D. Cooper,   09.24.12
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09.19.12
iOS 6: Accessibility gets a boost
09.19.12

iOS 6: Accessibility gets a boost

There are a number of new accessibility options in iOS 6 today, and you don't necessarily need...

By M. Schramm,   09.19.12
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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-...

By B. Heater,   08.20.12
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07.19.12
Guild helps anxiety-ridden players get by with a little help from their friends
07.19.12

Guild helps anxiety-ridden players get by with a little help from their friends

We've all sweated through those teeth-grinding firsts: that moment when you step into your first gu...

By L. Poisso,   07.19.12
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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...

By S. Dent,   07.13.12
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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...

By A. Santos,   06.05.12
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05.18.12
Water-damaged Fujifilm X100 torn apart for fun and education (but mostly fun)
05.18.12

Water-damaged Fujifilm X100 torn apart for fun and education (but mostly fun)

James Maher had the unfortunate luck of placing his bag and prized Fujifilm X100 in a "dry" contai...

By T. O'Brien,   05.18.12
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