Archive for the ‘Livers’ Category

Lego Prosthetic Leg – [video]

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

  Christina Stephens, aka AmputeeOT made an amazing time-lapse of building her own Lego prosthetic leg.       [wp_youtube]W8fdXNN0irI[/wp_youtube] via MAKE 

Captioning Telephone

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

This  Captioning Telephone allows you to “see” the phone calls you cannot hear. It comes with a large display screen and has free voice-to-caption service to produce the text for the captions. No special equipment is required to make it work*, though a high speed Internet connection is required. One good feature is the ...

Live Subtitling for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Using Moverio

Monday, January 14th, 2013

Live translating using a microphone, a smartphone running Google Translate, and Epson Moverio Epson’s Moverio is a pair of glasses with Wi-Fi controlled by a wired touch remote running on Android. With a little experimentation and development it could possibly lead to a useful tool for the deaf and the hearing impaired. [wp_youtube]HptVoZiD_14[/wp_youtube] MoverioChannel [via Chip Chick]

The Stick N Find

Monday, January 7th, 2013

StickNFind Bluetooth Powered ultra small Location Stickers...you can stick on your stuff, and use your smartphone to find them. The Virtual Leash enables you to set an alert for a specific distance. When a Stick-N-Find gets beyond your distance you receive a message. [wp_youtube]6lkiblLfkVk[/wp_youtube] [Sticknfind : SSI America Channel] [via Coolest Gadgets]

Increase maximum cursor speed on Mac

Saturday, December 15th, 2012

From the macupdate blog: Movez is an application which will enable you to boost your mouse or trackpad speed beyond the maximum allowed in System Preferences. OS X 10.8 or later 64-bit processor Download Now

You Can Do Astronomy – Accessible Astronomy

Saturday, August 18th, 2012

Noreen Grice is the Founder and President of You Can Do Astronomy LLC. She's an astronomy educator who is determined to make the universe more accessible for everyone and reaching more people about options for sharing the wonders of the night sky through mobility, non-visual, non-verbal communication and non-hearing access ...

BreathBird : Breath activated scanning input comes to iPad

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

Techcrunch report on the (free) BreathBird twitter app for the iPad. BreathBird employs the well honed concept of 'scanning' that's been used for alternate input selection on software like on-screen scanning keyboards for years and applies it in a fresh way to this iPad app, using breath as the ...

Conductive Touch Capable Mouthstick from a Japanese “Liver” (Reader)

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

A couple weeks ago I received a tweet from @yukitake99 that he found Lifekludger blog helpful and he was going to try make a mouthstick for iPhone. Seems he'd been looking at some of the stuff I'd been sharing about the "Touch Barrier" and ways to work around it. It's always ...

Modded xbox controller

Sunday, March 28th, 2010

An excellent example of the life enhancing benefits of life kludging. Randy “N0M4D” Fitzgerald, is a tournament gamer born with a rare muscle & joint disability called Arthrogryposis and uses a custom modded x-box controller. From FlatLine via TechBlog

One Touch Automatic Jar Opener

Monday, January 18th, 2010

The One Touch Automatic Jar Opener is made to make life easier in the kitchen for those without the strength or with any weakness or disability. Will open all kinds of jars at the touch of a button. It is fully automatic, just attach it to a jar and press the ...

Kind Reminder – for people with Alzheimer's

Monday, January 11th, 2010

The Kind Reminder is a recorder that can be worn around the neck as a necklace or just kept close by. When the patient has a moment of disorientation, they can press the button on the recorder and the voice of their caretaker will play. The website says the product ...

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.