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The Future of Assistive Technology
« on: March 08, 2021, 09:37:45 AM »
The Future of Assistive Technology

From the Future of Things website, this article defines the barriers people with disabilities
still face in a world with so much technological innovation.  We have a ways to go! 
But here are a few new technologies that still need the details worked out
but could go a long way to creating more independence for people. 
For those with visual impairments, the Internet of Things would use speech recognition through your smart phone to operate your washing machine, dishwasher
and otherwise button controlled household appliances. 
Dennis Hong is developing a car that can be driven by the blind!
A wheelchair is being developed with self-balancing technology, allowing you to travel up stairs.
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Technology Trends that Promote Independence from ATR
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2021, 10:22:29 AM »
Technology Trends that Promote Independence
This is a Guide to Learning just a few devices or apps can make a huge
difference in your daily activities and can help you feel more connected
to your loved ones.
Here are a few ways to learn a little more. Smart Assistants, Telehealth,
Internet Access, Smartphones apps, by Rick Ziller from
ATR Adaptive Technology Resources.
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