Monday, September 2, 2013

Purdue University Professor Creates "RoboDesk" Motorized Wheelchair Tray

Brad Duerstock, an associate professor at Purdue University's Biomedical Engineering Department, has developed a motorized desk, dubbed the "RoboDesk", in the hopes that it can be used by powerchair users to help increase their employment opportunities.  More information and a video after the jump.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Braun To Debut Converted Ford Explorer For American Hero

Braun has teamed up with West Coast Customs, Hewlett Packard, and Schmidt Hamilton Motorsports to create a revolutionary adapted vehicle built in tribute to special American veterans who have served in the military.  More information after the jump.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Exosuit That Could Be Applied For Disabled?

Harvard researchers have developed and demonstrated an exosuit that is designed to boost the strength and stamina of the wearer.  More information after the jump.

Friday, June 21, 2013

Volvo's Self Parking System Could Potentially Eliminate Need For Handicapped Spaces?

Volvo has released a clip that demonstrates their self parking system that could lead to a time where the need to find a disabled parking space may be a thing of the past.  More information and clip after the jump.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Rich Families Using Disabled Tour Guides To Cut Lines

The New York Post has published an article about a social anthropologist Dr. Wednesday Martin, writer of Primates of Park Avenue, who has uncovered a very disturbing and troubling trend:  Rich Manhattan mothers using disabled tour guides to help their families cut the lines at Disney World. More information and video after the jump.