Category Archives: Physical Disability

GyroGlove Provides Stability for Parkinson’s Patients

Individuals with Parkinson’s and other tremor conditions lose the ability to manage basic tasks that involve gripping, pouring, and eating due to persistent shaking of their hands. Google introduced Liftware, an amazing spoon that is able to counteract the hand’s shaking for eating, but this is limited to a single task. Instead of focusing on… Continue Reading GyroGlove Provides Stability for Parkinson’s Patients

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Google Glass Accessibility on Facebook

Google Glass has triggered significant research into using alternative inputs to enhance accessibility. Many of these researchers and developers are sharing information on Facebook via the  Google Glass Accessibility group. The group was started by Andy Lin, a developer and Google Glass Explorer who started an IndieGogo campaign to kick off his exploration of Google… Continue Reading Google Glass Accessibility on Facebook

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Google Glass possibilities

This video from the Google Glass team shows how they expect Glass will make a significant impact on accessibility. The video follows Alex Blaszczuk, a lawyer who was recently paralyzed, as she joins her friends on a camping trip and uses Glass to take photographs, search for information, and share the trip with friends. Accessible technology… Continue Reading Google Glass possibilities

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