Category Archives: Aids for Daily Living

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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AgrAbility: The Toolbox

Text to Speech ErgoMates Anti-Fatigue Overshoes are designed to minimize impact shock, pain, and fatigue for those who have to stand or walk for extended periods of time on hard surfaces. Strapped over the worker’s footwear (including work boots), these … Continue reading

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Assistive Pan Holder for One Hand Use for Disabled

Convert Text to Speech Many people might have either a broken arm or even a missing one. This $2 assistive pan holder can help people who are disable and love to cook. Now idea came to me when my step … Continue reading

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Nike Improves Shoe Accessibility – Disability Scoop

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech  Nike is taking steps toward increased accessibility with a new shoe designed to make it even easier for people with disabilities to slip their feet in and out. The athletic-wear giant said this week that it’s introducing a new … Continue reading

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Liftware Level: A Utensil For for People With Motion-Related Disorders – Assistive Technology Blog

Text to Speech Voices By now, you must have seen or heard about this new steady spoon/ utensil that lets people with hand tremors eat without spilling and dropping their food. Liftware Level, a new motorized spoon, is designed for … Continue reading

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Carebox Blog | Oneware: Objects for one handed usage

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speechAbout 8yrs ago I slipped on ice and landed heavily on my right wrist. Although fine at the time with just complaints of a sore bottom, over the coming weeks I started suffering from numbness, pins and needles and soon … Continue reading

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