Latest disability technology in 2019. We take a look at some of the best disability technology this year and how it has changed the lives of people with disabilities.
Helmet for the blind
This helmet was designed by a Chinese organization called CloudMinds and looks like a cycling helmet that uses sensors and cameras to map the environment and send information to a cloud server to be processed by AI technology. The info is done through speech, helping blind people and those with visual impairments. They are able to recognize objects and negotiate traffic lights and crossings.
Motor Neuron affects 400,000 people worldwide. This includes well known scientists such as Stephen Hawkins.
Neurons that control eye movement are more resistant to degenerative diseases. There is an American device invented that enables people to use a computer with their eyes.
Eyegaze Edge is the latest technology that was founded in 1988 by a group of engineers in a basement.
This device was developed by a Texas based company called Origin Instruments. A camera tracks movements of reflective dot on users forehead and these motions control the computer cursor.