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AI Backpack “Sees” for Visually Impaired People
AI backpack
AI
AI Backpack “Sees” for Visually Impaired People
An AI backpack powered by Intel technology “sees” for visually impaired people, letting them know about any potential obstacles in their path.
March 24, 2021

An AI backpack powered by Intel technology “sees” for visually impaired people, letting them know about any potential obstacles in their path.

Accessibility
Nike Unveils Its First Hands-Free Sneaker: The GO FlyEase
hands-free sneaker
Accessibility
Nike Unveils Its First Hands-Free Sneaker: The GO FlyEase
The GO FlyEase is Nike’s first completely hands-free sneaker — and the design was inspired by a letter from a teenage boy with cerebral palsy.
February 14, 2021

The GO FlyEase is Nike’s first completely hands-free sneaker — and the design was inspired by a letter from a teenage boy with cerebral palsy.

Transportation
Smartphone App Gives Independent Travel to the Disabled
travel for the disabled
Transportation
Smartphone App Gives Independent Travel to the Disabled
A new smartphone app unlocks independent travel for people with intellectual disabilities.
December 13, 2020

A new smartphone app unlocks independent travel for people with intellectual disabilities.

Veterans
Amputee Veterans Need to Game, So This Engineer Builds New Controllers from Scratch
adaptive controllers
Veterans
Amputee Veterans Need to Game, So This Engineer Builds New Controllers from Scratch
Inspired by his visits to Walter Reed Medical Center, engineer Ken Jones makes adaptive controllers to keep veterans gaming.
November 11, 2020

Inspired by his visits to Walter Reed Medical Center, engineer Ken Jones makes adaptive controllers to keep veterans gaming.

Accessibility
Blind YouTuber Shows Tech Industry How to Be More Inclusive
assistive technology
Accessibility
Blind YouTuber Shows Tech Industry How to Be More Inclusive
Visually impaired YouTuber Kristy Viers has created a channel where she demonstrates the assistive technology features on her devices.
August 9, 2020

Visually impaired YouTuber Kristy Viers has created a channel where she demonstrates the assistive technology features on her devices.

Accessibility
This Designer is Making Masks for People With Disabilities
masks for people with disabilities
Accessibility
This Designer is Making Masks for People With Disabilities
With special closures, see-through panels, and a riot of colors and patterns, designer Sky Cubacub is making face masks for people with disabilities.
June 29, 2020

With special closures, see-through panels, and a riot of colors and patterns, designer Sky Cubacub is making face masks for people with disabilities.