Inclusion, Disability, Prosthesis, Accessibility, Assistive technology, Wheelchair

Technology that moves you

On Nov 12, 2020
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RT @HofSwitzerland: Cybathlon - an idea born in 🇨🇭! Learn more about this competition which aims to make a contribution to greater inclusion of people with disabilities in everyday. #cybathlon2020 https://t.co/DkEEgOndyH
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Getting up off the sofa, climbing stairs, slicing bread or changing a light bulb: everyday tasks like these can be a real obstacle for people with disabilities. Assistive technologies are there to help with such day-to-day challenges, but that's not all. ...

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On Nov 12, 2020
@startups_CH shared
RT @HofSwitzerland: Cybathlon - an idea born in 🇨🇭! Learn more about this competition which aims to make a contribution to greater inclusion of people with disabilities in everyday. #cybathlon2020 https://t.co/DkEEgOndyH
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Technology that moves you

Technology that moves you

Getting up off the sofa, climbing stairs, slicing bread or changing a light bulb: everyday tasks like these can be a real obstacle for people with disabilities. Assistive technologies are ...

CYBATHLON 2020 Global Edition: A competition to break down barriers between the public, people with disabilities and technology developers

CYBATHLON 2020 Global Edition: A competition to break down barriers between the public, people with disabilities and technology developers

CYBATHLON 2020 Global Edition: A competition to break down barriers between the public, people with disabilities and technology developers

How One Man’s Superhuman Feat Inspired the World

How One Man’s Superhuman Feat Inspired the World

CYBATHLON 2020 is poised to demonstrate the accelerated development of assistive devices from prosthetic limbs to exoskeletons; and from stair-climbing wheelchairs to brain-computer ...

Wearable robot 'WalkON Suit' off to Cybathlon 2020

Wearable robot 'WalkON Suit' off to Cybathlon 2020

Standing upright and walking alone are very simple but noble motions that separate humans from many other creatures. Wearable and prosthetic technologies have emerged to augment human ...

How America’s individualistic streak shaped design for disability

How America’s individualistic streak shaped design for disability

DIY innovators, and consumer products, have had to fill gaps in policy

Yes, it’s him. Bionicman!

Yes, it’s him. Bionicman!

Bionicman has a futuristic prosthetic hand that lends him superhuman powers. He uses it to give children with disabilities more confidence—and cool, 3D-printed hands.

Creating inclusiveness at our first AI for Accessibility Hackathon in Asia Pacific

Creating inclusiveness at our first AI for Accessibility Hackathon in Asia Pacific

Developers, partners, customers, and employees brainstorm to empower everyone By Pratima Amonkar, Accessibility Lead, Microsoft Diversity & Inclusion, Microsoft APAC According to the World ...

How assistive technologies could make society more inclusive of people with disabilities

How assistive technologies could make society more inclusive of people with disabilities

Assistive technologies (ATs) are designed to improve the functional capabilities of people with disabilities. Some are relatively low-tech and very familiar, such as reading glasses, ...

Brain game

Brain game

Samuel Kunz is the pilot of the ETH Zurich Brain Computer Interface (BCI) team. This is what converts the electrical signals from Samuel Kunz’s motor cortex into movements on the screen – ...

From CSR into HR: Disability inclusion in the workplace

From CSR into HR: Disability inclusion in the workplace

What are the benefits of a disability-inclusive workforce and how can more employers, regardless of location, be encouraged to employ people living with a disability?

Disability and Health Inclusion Strategies

Disability and Health Inclusion Strategies

Inclusion of people with disabilities into everyday activities involves practices and policies designed to identify and remove barriers.