Archive for the ‘Communication’ Category

Sonamba Wellbeing Monitor for Independence

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

Sonamba is an easy-to-use, stand-alone device designed to enhance caregiving for seniors or people who need a little assistance living on their own. Sonamba can send and receive messages, track normal activity patterns and warn of any changes. It provides medication and appointment reminders, and it even calls caregivers or ...

AAC in Your Pocket via iPhone

Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

Proloquo2go software turns the iphone/ipod touch into a small, portable Augmented Alternative Communication [AAC] device. [Proloquo2Go: AAC in Your Pocket - Introductory videos] via madtoe & myapplespace.

iMainGo iPod Speakers for AAC

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

A recent comment discussing uses of the iPodTouch/iPhone as a Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) device brought to light this little accessory for iPods that could enable output of sound while maintaining the small, light portability. [iMainGo iPod Speakers for AAC]

RFID controlled phone dialing

Sunday, April 5th, 2009

More and more uses are surfacing for RFID chips and I can foresee many practical applications for alternative access to a myriad of life related activities. Hackaday reports on a phone prototype which uses RFID tags to dial. It is common for our motor skills and eyesight to deteriorate as we get ...

Siftables, the smart blocks | Augmented Communication Possibilities?

Monday, February 16th, 2009

A new way of thinking about alternative input and physical interaction. Possibilities for alternative and augmented communication. [David Merrill demos Siftables, the smart blocks | Video on TED.com]