Disabilities

06.06.17
Facebook Live closed captioning makes videos more accessible
06.06.17

Facebook Live closed captioning makes videos more accessible

It's the latest tool to improve function for users with disabilities.

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04.06.17
Wink to send a text with these experimental earbuds
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Wink to send a text with these experimental earbuds

The research is in its infancy, but could be great news for those with limited mobility.

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06.19.15
ICYMI: Bendy batteries, spray-painting drones and more
06.19.15

ICYMI: Bendy batteries, spray-painting drones and more

Today on In Case You Missed It: The flexible battery that takes its style notes from kirigami (o...

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07.10.14
Kids with disabilities can teach this robot how to play 'Angry Birds'
07.10.14

Kids with disabilities can teach this robot how to play 'Angry Birds'

As a way to help children dealing with cognitive and motor-skill disabilities, researchers from Ge...

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10.08.13
Deaf gamer connects, educates through Wizard101
10.08.13

Deaf gamer connects, educates through Wizard101

Even though she can't hear any of the music or sound effects in the game, Kelsey Fireheart professe...

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02.29.12
Google aids accessibility with ChromeVox reader, better YouTube captions and more
02.29.12

Google aids accessibility with ChromeVox reader, better YouTube captions and more

Engineers from Google have commandeered a booth at this year's CSUN accessibility conference and th...

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12.19.11
Ekso Bionics' exoskeleton used to let paraplegics walk (video)
12.19.11

Ekso Bionics' exoskeleton used to let paraplegics walk (video)

It's not just nuclear-powered super soldiers who will use exoskeletons -- it can also be used to...

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