Smart Houses are Great for People with Disabilities

Houses are becoming more intelligent. Just like watches, phones and many other everyday devices, modern homes will one day be able to automate processes that are inconvenient or impossible for people with disabilities. Just like how wheelchair vans have offered freedom and independence to wheelchair users, smart devices will one day offer the same independence when Read more…

Wifi Enables Monkey with Paralysis to Walk Again

Today’s latest scientific discovery comes from a group of Swiss scientists at the École Polytechnique Fédérale in Lausanne, Switzerland, who successfully created a connection between a group of monkeys’ brains and their hind limbs, which they have been unable to move due to paralysis. This connection was made using something rather familiar to most people Read more…

New Technology Helps Wheelchair Users Board Planes with Ease

There are few people in this world who actually enjoy the experience of air travel. Flying is stressful, often rushed and filled with unexpected interruptions. For wheelchair users with very limited mobility, and their families, flying in a plane is wrought with inaccessibility. The obstacles are often small, but sometimes they can turn into nightmares. Read more…

Kickstarter Campaign Brings Wheelchairs to the Developing World

Another Kickstarter campaign featuring new wheelchair technology is close to reaching its goal today. With only 26 days to go (at the time of writing) the team behind the SafariSeat, a wheelchair aimed at developing countries, has managed to raise over $33,000 of their approximate $37,000 goal with 26 days left on their campaign. About Read more…