Category Archives: Seating and Mobility

Superflex: Soft Exoskeleton For Elderly That Can Be Worn Like Underwear – Assistive Technology Blog

http://www.ispeech.org One third of adults over 65 report difficulty walking three blocks. Mobility is a serious concern for the aging population which stems from the fact that other physical ailments and issues force them to stay at home, leading to … Continue reading

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Fuel for Thought blog: Solar-powered wheelchairs an idea that makes sense

Text to Speech Demo In a time when renewables, particularly solar, seem to be creeping into all sectors, why shouldn’t wheelchair accessibility and renewable energy go hand-in-hand? The idea came as I struggled with severe back pain on Monday at … Continue reading

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About us – Mobility Designed

Text to Speech Our Story   “I grew up seeing my dad on and off crutches due to multiple knee surgeries. I always knew the old civil war era design needed to change, and I’ve been dreaming up ways to … Continue reading

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AT Assessment Part 1 – Independent Living with Lynne Deese

http://www.ispeech.org Assistive Technology Radio Welcome to the INDATA Project’s Assistive Technology Radio.  You are listening to selections from the content about assistive technology we produce every week. Interested in listening to a specific program?  Check out our listing of podcast … Continue reading

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WheelchairTravel.org I Wheelchair Accessible Travel Blog

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech Hello, I’m John Morris. I’m a 26-year-old car accident/burn survivor, triple amputee and wheelchair user. I created this wheelchair travel blog to share my experiences traveling the world and overcoming the barriers to accessibility. After my car accident, I … Continue reading

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The Easy Push — IntelliWheels

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech Pushing a standard manual wheelchair can be tough, but with the IntelliWheels Easy Push, pushing instantly becomes twice as easy. The IntelliWheels Easy Push uses simple gears in each wheel  to make it significantly easier to push forwards, backwards, … Continue reading

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KMINA: The World’s First Pain-Free And Stylish Crutches

http://www.ispeech.org Surprisingly, something as necessary as crutches have barely evolved over time. Beyond the inclusion of bandages or padded handgrips, no significant changes have been made since ancient Egyptians. KMINA has developed a new crutch concept in order to improve … Continue reading

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Usability Research | Integrated Channels & Experience

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speechNow recruiting: Online banking users with visual or motor impairments/disabilities. We’re conducting an accessibility study to learn more about individuals like you and how we can provide a better online banking experience. To qualify, you must: Use assistive technology (i.e. screen … Continue reading

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Robotic Exoskeleton for Paraplegic

TTS Demo After 10 years in development and a clinical trial that involved some 1,200 patient sessions, the US Food and Drug Administration has approved a robotic exoskeleton designed by a team of researchers at Vanderbilt University.The Indego exoskeleton is … Continue reading

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MINDWALKER EXOSKELETON

text to speech A lack of mobility often leads to limited participation in social life. The purpose of this STREP is to conceive a system empowering lower limbs disabled people with walking abilities that let them perform their usual daily … Continue reading

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