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04.07.11
MyVoice app for iOS and Android enables the mute to talk (video)
04.07.11

MyVoice app for iOS and Android enables the mute to talk (video)

Talking is something most of us take for granted, but a new app called MyVoice -- currently availab...

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03.14.11
UK charity opens gaming visitor center / gaming gadget incubator for the disabled
03.14.11

UK charity opens gaming visitor center / gaming gadget incubator for the disabled

Disabled gamers currently form a small, but growing portion of the gaming community, and the folks...

By M. Gorman,   03.14.11
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01.31.11
Hokies give (tactile) sight to the blind so they can drive, no word on turning water into wine
01.31.11

Hokies give (tactile) sight to the blind so they can drive, no word on turning water into wine

Daytona International Speedway is synonymous with speed, auto racing, and . . . blind people? Virgi...

By M. Gorman,   01.31.11
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12.06.10
ReWalk exoskeleton on sale in January, for a price you can't afford
12.06.10

ReWalk exoskeleton on sale in January, for a price you can't afford

We've had our eyes on Argo Medical Technologies' ReWalk for a couple years, ever since the exoskele...

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11.02.10
UCLA / Caltech researchers help patients move mouse cursors with their brains
11.02.10

UCLA / Caltech researchers help patients move mouse cursors with their brains

It's certainly not a revolutionary new concept -- whiz kids have been tinkering with brain-controlle...

By D. Murph,   11.02.10
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07.04.10
Prototype car with tactile feedback challenges the blind to drive (update)
07.04.10

Prototype car with tactile feedback challenges the blind to drive (update)

We can already imagine just what you're thinking -- the blind have no place behind the wheel, right...

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08.20.09
Ask Engadget: Good input device(s) and user interfaces for the 'over 80 crowd?'
08.20.09

Ask Engadget: Good input device(s) and user interfaces for the 'over 80 crowd?'

We know you've got questions, and if you're brave enough to ask the world for answers, here's the o...

By D. Murph,   08.20.09
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08.10.09
Bone-anchored hearing aids filter out noise, finally ready for human implantation
08.10.09

Bone-anchored hearing aids filter out noise, finally ready for human implantation

Think those noise-canceling earbuds are hot stuff? Imagine if said technology was applied to an adv...

By D. Murph,   08.10.09
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07.18.09
Laser-equipped Virginia Tech dirt buggy can be driven by the blind
07.18.09

Laser-equipped Virginia Tech dirt buggy can be driven by the blind

And you thought those self-driving whips in DARPA's Urban Challenge were hot stuff. As the mighty Ho...

By D. Murph,   07.18.09
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