Hands-free interface lets those with disabilities access smart tech
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We’ve seen numerous tech enabling people with disabilities to communicate with others, such as I.am.here, which translates paralyzed users’ brainwaves into communicable emotions. Canada-based Komodo has developed a device that helps disabled people access smart tech, too. Komodo’s Tecla is a portable device that connects a user’s assistive switch with their iOS or Android smartphones and tablets. When a person has limited upper-body mobility, assistive switches such as blink-recognition software and wheelchair-mounted joysticks are provided to allow them to communicate depending on their unique abilities. But these equipment don't connect directly with smartphone hardware. Tecla works with all assistive switches…
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