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NSF Brings Together Computer Scientists, Industry for New Tech Hub - News Center

NSF Brings Together Computer Scientists, Industry for New Tech Hub - News Center | 3D Printing & Assistive Tech News | Scoop.it
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ALERT!—Historic Bill Breaks Down Braille Barriers for All! - American Foundation for the Blind

ALERT!—Historic Bill Breaks Down Braille Barriers for All! - American Foundation for the Blind | 3D Printing & Assistive Tech News | Scoop.it
The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) removes barriers, creates solutions, and expands possibilities so people with vision loss can achieve their full potential. As a national nonprofit with offices in five US cities, AFB is a leader in expanding possibilities for the more than 20 million Americans living with vision loss. We champion access and equality, and stand at the forefront of new technologies. Like Helen Keller, AFBs most famous ambassador, we are committed to creating a more equitable world for people with disabilities. From infancy to education, career, and retirement, AFB is there to help at every stage of life.
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Action Needed to Protect Access to Specialized Complex Wheelchair Accessories

Action Needed to Protect Access to Specialized Complex Wheelchair Accessories | 3D Printing & Assistive Tech News | Scoop.it
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Mind-reader gives a voice to people with locked-in syndrome

Mind-reader gives a voice to people with locked-in syndrome | 3D Printing & Assistive Tech News | Scoop.it
Two separate groups in Austria and Canada have developed 'mind readers' that combine the use of vibrating pads and an electrode cap to measure a patient's brain signals.
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Some Smartphone Apps Have to Be Cleared by the FDA

Some Smartphone Apps Have to Be Cleared by the FDA | 3D Printing & Assistive Tech News | Scoop.it
Apps with a medical purpose need some approval
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Open Style Lab: Fashion design with a social impact

Open Style Lab: Fashion design with a social impact | 3D Printing & Assistive Tech News | Scoop.it
Students create innovative clothing through assistive technologies and user-centered design.
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How Pitsco's 3D printing curriculum is changing the way STEM is taught in the classroom

How Pitsco's 3D printing curriculum is changing the way STEM is taught in the classroom | 3D Printing & Assistive Tech News | Scoop.it
Pitsco, a leader in STEM curriculums for K-12 schools, has been successfully implementing 3D printing in classrooms all over the country. Learn how one teacher is making the most of it.
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India needs assistive technologies for people with disabilities

India needs assistive technologies for people with disabilities | 3D Printing & Assistive Tech News | Scoop.it
Mukesh Jain Jt., Secretary, Department of Disability Affairs, India, highlighted the need for assistive technologies for a wide range of disabilities in the country.
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At Museo del Prado, Blind Visitors Can Touch Masterpieces

At Museo del Prado, Blind Visitors Can Touch Masterpieces | 3D Printing & Assistive Tech News | Scoop.it
An exhibition at the Madrid museum includes three-dimensional copies of works for visually impaired patrons to touch.
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Living with locked-in syndrome: Bill Hawkins has been unable to communicate for 25 years but is aware of everything

Living with locked-in syndrome: Bill Hawkins has been unable to communicate for 25 years but is aware of everything | 3D Printing & Assistive Tech News | Scoop.it
THE year is 1990 and Bill Hawkins, a scuba diving, fishing and music-loving 19-year-old, is driving home, where his parents Jim and Lindy are waiting to see him off on his first tour of duty with the navy.
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STEM course features 3-D modeling at Royal Middle School

STEM course features 3-D modeling at Royal Middle School | 3D Printing & Assistive Tech News | Scoop.it
ROYAL CITY - Oh my, how the world has changed. Now people are printing cars that are operable.
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Could this $300 headset transform the lives of 'locked-in' patients?

Could this $300 headset transform the lives of 'locked-in' patients? | 3D Printing & Assistive Tech News | Scoop.it
Scientists are dismissive of the hype surrounding the Epoc device, yet advocates claim it can enable completely paralysed people to communicate with their loved ones. Does it give sufferers false hope?
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Centennial nonprofit Kids Mobility Network turns wheelchairs to smiles

Centennial nonprofit Kids Mobility Network turns wheelchairs to smiles | 3D Printing & Assistive Tech News | Scoop.it
Centennial-based Kids Mobility Network takes donated wheelchairs and other medical equipment and custom fits it to needy kids.
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What if 3D printing was 100x faster?

What if 3D printing was 100x faster? | 3D Printing & Assistive Tech News | Scoop.it
What we think of as 3D printing, says Joseph DeSimone, is really just 2D printing over and over ... slowly. Onstage at TED2015, he unveils a bold new technique -- inspired, yes, by Terminator 2 -- that's 25 to 100 times faster, and creates smooth, strong parts. Could it finally help to fulfill the tremendous promise of 3D printing?
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How Augmented Reality Can Help the Blind to See

How Augmented Reality Can Help the Blind to See | 3D Printing & Assistive Tech News | Scoop.it
Augmented Reality (AR) focuses on designing meaningful experiences that leverages technology to extend our human capacity.
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Welcome to the NEAThome – the bungalow helping in the fight against dementia

Welcome to the NEAThome – the bungalow helping in the fight against dementia | 3D Printing & Assistive Tech News | Scoop.it
The latest technology for people living with dementia and similar conditions were put on show when a specially-built bungalow at the University of East Anglia opened its doors.
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Design News - STEM Connection - 'Kano' DIY Computer to Inspire Girls in Pioneering STEM Program

Design News - STEM Connection - 'Kano' DIY Computer to Inspire Girls in Pioneering STEM Program | 3D Printing & Assistive Tech News | Scoop.it
A pioneering STEM education program has a new tool in its arsenal to inspire young women to learn computer science with an innovative build-your-own device for kids called Kano.
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Enhancing Engineering Pathways makes STEM cool

Enhancing Engineering Pathways makes STEM cool | 3D Printing & Assistive Tech News | Scoop.it
On two Saturdays this March, as happens each month from October to May, girls from area middle schools and high schools will converge on Northern Illinois University’s Naperville campus to participate in the NIU Enhancing Engineering Pathways (EEP) program’s Saturday engineering workshops.
Now in its seventh year of introducing young girls in the area to science, technology,…
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3-D Printing Prosthetic Hands That Are Anything but Ordinary

3-D Printing Prosthetic Hands That Are Anything but Ordinary | 3D Printing & Assistive Tech News | Scoop.it
Three-dimensional printers create inexpensive, striking prosthetics that hint at comic-book superpowers for children who are missing fingers.
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Man regains use of injured hand using 3D printer

Man regains use of injured hand using 3D printer | 3D Printing & Assistive Tech News | Scoop.it
Cornelius Quiring designs the glove on his computer, and then goes to non-profit Toronto Tool Library to print the exoskeleton of his hand.
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More effort required to equip Stem students with skills for the future

More effort required to equip Stem students with skills for the future | 3D Printing & Assistive Tech News | Scoop.it
Westminster Higher Education Forum highlights Stem skills shortage and maps plan for future.
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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Alive Inside’ Documentary Aims To Help Alzheimer's Patients

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Alive Inside’ Documentary Aims To Help Alzheimer's Patients | 3D Printing & Assistive Tech News | Scoop.it
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5 Technologies That Could End Paralysis

5 Technologies That Could End Paralysis | 3D Printing & Assistive Tech News | Scoop.it
 Neurobridge Research and development organization Battelle, working with doctors at Ohio State University have implanted a microchip sensor into a patient's body that can transfer thought signals to a wearable sleeve, allowing him to control his arm movements with his thoughts. Special software interprets signals in the spinal cord and sends them into the sleeve where they are transferred to the patient's muscles,allowing for arm movement.             
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