TITLE

GOOD WEEK

PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);5/3/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7674, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on positive developments regarding engineering and technology. Work being conducted for Utah's Capitol building to prepare it for a magnitude seven earthquake; Enhanced Technology Center, which unites West Virginia University and Georgia Tech, to provide off-the-shelf technologies to develop products to help people see better.
ACCESSION #
17814879

 

Related Articles

  • Helping the disabled move via technology a growing market. Dempsey, Mary // Crain's Detroit Business;7/10/95, Vol. 11 Issue 28, p9 

    Reports on the booming market of assistive technology for people with disabilities. Major players in the industry; Market in the Michigan state; Efforts at Michigan to develop database on the availability of assistive equipment.

  • Gaze-tracking gadget knows you want to move. Thomson, Helen // New Scientist;5/17/2014, Vol. 222 Issue 2969, p22 

    The article discusses the development of a gaze-tracking device by Aido Faisal at Imperial College London and colleagues that people who can't move their arms and legs will be able to attach to their wheelchair and steer using just their eyes.

  • Electronic "paper" changes shape to let blind people read.  // Machine Design;6/5/2008, Vol. 80 Issue 11, p37 

    The article cites a project by Johns Hopkins University researchers to create a dynamic electronic surface that let blind and visually impaired people "feel" mathematical graphics, diagrams, and other visuals on computer screens. It notes that the device will use an electroactive polymer layer...

  • HIGH TECH SWAP SHOP.  // Braille Forum;May2012, Vol. 50 Issue 9, p30 

    The article announces several items for people with visual disabilities that are on sale including a PAC Mate QX400 with qwerty keyboard, a PlexTalk with cord, case and software, and a JordyCCTV with Sony color television.

  • A KNFB READER FOR CHRISTMAS? Hingson, Michael // Braille Monitor;Dec2009, Vol. 52 Issue 11, p949 

    The article offers information on the knfbReader Mobile, a portable device and cell phones by KNFB Reading Technology Inc. which has become an important part in the lives of blind people worldwide. It states that the Reader offers a degree of reading independence that blind individuals have...

  • HOME IS WHERE THE HEART STOPPED: PANOPTICISM, CHRONIC DISEASE, AND THE DOMESTICATION OF ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY. Laviolette, Patrick; Hanson, Julienne // Home Cultures;Mar2007, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p25 

    The article investigates the implications of assistive technological innovations in relation to promoting the independence of older disabled people in their homes in Barnsley, England. It has been noted that home architecture, design, and planning were currently given more emphasis in response...

  • Press Release: Save the Date for ATIA 2005.  // ConnSENSE Bulletin;Apr2004, p54 

    The ATIA 2005 Conference, the industry's leading conference in educating and showcasing the latest advances in Assistive Technology, will be held January 19-22, 2005 at the Caribe Royale All-Suites Resort in Orlando, Florida. One will have the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge from leading...

  • The NEAT Marketplace Presents: Assistive Technology Consideration and Assessment Made Easy. Reed, Penny // ConnSENSE Bulletin;Apr2004, p60 

    This article presents information regarding a workshop, "Assistive Technology Consideration and Assessment Made Easy," presented by the NEAT Maerketplace. This workshop will present a team-based model for completing assistive technology consideration and assessment. It begins with a brief...

  • Health Care, Capabilities, and AI Assistive Technologies. Coeckelbergh, Mark // Ethical Theory & Moral Practice;Apr2010, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p181 

    Scenarios involving the introduction of artificially intelligent (AI) assistive technologies in health care practices raise several ethical issues. In this paper, I discuss four objections to introducing AI assistive technologies in health care practices as replacements of human care. I analyse...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics