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05.21.14
Posing by Steve's whip
05.21.14

Posing by Steve's whip

The peculiar parking habits of Steve Jobs are quite legendary. Seeing his license-plate-free Merce...

By Mike Wehner,   05.21.14
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10.15.12
Robotic wheelchair concept adds leg-like movement, tackles stairs with ease (video)
10.15.12

Robotic wheelchair concept adds leg-like movement, tackles stairs with ease (video)

Why choose between legs and wheels when you can have both? Well, that's the theory behind a roboti...

By J. Rigg,   10.15.12
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02.22.12
Magnetic retainer lets you operate machinery with your tongue, gives linguistics new meaning
02.22.12

Magnetic retainer lets you operate machinery with your tongue, gives linguistics new meaning

Many people with debilitating conditions rely on sip and puff technology to get around, which is re...

By J. Trew,   02.22.12
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05.13.11
Robotic wheelchair uses 3D imaging to 'see' for visually impaired drivers
05.13.11

Robotic wheelchair uses 3D imaging to 'see' for visually impaired drivers

You may not be able to control it with your mind, but this robotic wheelchair from Sweden's Lule&a...

By A. Toor,   05.13.11
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05.02.11
New Zealand paralympian buys first Rex Bionics exoskeleton, takes robot walking legs for a spin
05.02.11

New Zealand paralympian buys first Rex Bionics exoskeleton, takes robot walking legs for a spin

Surely we weren't the only ones to wonder aloud who would be the first come up with $150,000 for a...

By B. Heater,   05.02.11
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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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03.08.11
Japanese elevators get voice recognition, Japanese elevator rides get even more awkward
03.08.11

Japanese elevators get voice recognition, Japanese elevator rides get even more awkward

We here at Engadget are all about helping the less fortunate, so Mitsubishi Electric's latest innov...

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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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