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How Technology Helps - James Pickard
This upright mobility device is designed to allow children with motor impairments to stand and move with the help of an adult. Suitable for children 1-8 with a maximum weight of 55lbs. The Firefly Upsee provides opportunities for developing mobility and participation skills.
The Virtual-Mouse is an application which can replace your computer mouse with normal keystrokes on your keyboard! It allows you to assign any key or combination of keys to move around and execute various tasks like double clicking etc. It can eliminate arm and wrist pain.
Imagine experiencing color through sound! It sounds like something straight out of a science-fiction movie. “Eyeborg” translates wavelengths of different colors into audible tones. Makes sense when you consider sound and light are both made up of waves!
Humans have been building prosthetics for millennia. Some modern ones are body-powered, others electronic. The Deka Arm System is battery powered controlled by myoelectricity, which it detects from electrodes and can even transmit sensation back to the user.
The universal toilet designed by Chanduk and Young is usable by both disabled and non-disabled. No need to twist or turn, simply slide forward off the wheelchair directly onto the toilet. It has handles for stability. Everyone else just use it facing the other way.