Category Archives: Aids for Daily Living

How to string multiple Alexa commands together

http://www.ispeech.orgSmart speakers do a great job of making simple tasks around the house easier. Control the brightness or color of your lights, change the thermostat temperature, control multiple alarms and timers and even order food for dinner. However, sometimes, sometimes … Continue reading

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Giraff Robot | Giraff Telepresence | Giraff Videos

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech The Giraff telepresence robot helps elderly people remain in their homes for longer, and allows them to stay connected to their friends and family in the most personal way possible without actually being there. The image of the remote … Continue reading

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Children with Autism – A Visual Schedule

Powered by iSpeech Visual Schedule by Enuma is the first wearable picture-based scheduler designed with children and adults with autism in mind. Visual Schedule’s intuitive user interface makes it easy to create a picture-based, personalized daily schedule. Empower yourself or … Continue reading

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Garageio | Automate your garage door. Use your phone to turn your garage into a smart garage

http://www.ispeech.org The Garageio app works from anywhere you have an internet connection, allowing you to open and close your garage door from as close as the next room or as far as the other side of the world. RECEIVE REAL-TIME … Continue reading

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Amazon Dash Wand, with Ask My Buddy

Convert Text to Speech AskMyBuddy.net ~~ Amazon Echo Alexa skill Using Ask My Buddy with the Amazon Dash Wand outside Please note that you MUST be with range of your wifi for the Alexa service to work. Every year 50,000 … Continue reading

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Bestic Feeding Device: Mealtime Independence

Text to Speech Bestic : Increase your mealtime independence There are many reasons for trying Bestic Improve your quality of life and well-being Facilitate communication Easy to clean and handle Bestic is suitable for… …people with difficulties lifting or using … Continue reading

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Knork: Ergonomically Designed Flatware

http://www.ispeech.org   KNORK Flatware is ergonomically designed to correctly fit the way we naturally eat. Its patented design combines innovation and function to produce a complete line of modern flatware designed with comfort, style and stability in mind. Each piece … Continue reading

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HERO | The Smart Appliance that Manages Your Pills

Text to Speechhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0g5lIK7IZw8 Hello pills, meet technology. HERO is a smart appliance that stores, dispenses, and manages pills for you and your loved ones.  Simple pill dispensing.  Say goodbye to child-proof caps and chunky pill planners.  HERO knows your schedule … Continue reading

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Universal cuff daily living aids and adaptive utensil holders EazyHold

http://www.ispeech.org EazyHold universal cuff for daily living assistance The EazyHold ® universal cuff grip assist is an affordable general use strap that helps people accomplish daily living activities independently despite physical conditions or disabilities impacting grip strength. The flexible universal … Continue reading

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We’re not getting Luke Skywalker’s prosthetics any time soon

Text to Speech DemoIn 1937, robot hobbyist “Bill” Griffith P. Taylor of Toronto invented the world’s first industrial robot. It was a crude machine, dubbed the Robot Gargantua by its creator. The crane-like device was powered by a single electric … Continue reading

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