The BrainPort V100 prototype is an oral electronic vision aid that provides electro-tactile stimulation to aid profoundly blind patients in orientation, mobility, and object recognition as an adjunctive device to other assistive methods such as the white cane or a guide dog. It translates digital information from a video camera into gentle electrical stimulation patterns on the surface of the tongue. Users feel moving bubble-like patterns on their tongue which they learn to interpret as the shap
Community Sidekick is a personal location tracking program designed for use with people who have autism, Alzheimer's disease, dementia, brain injury and other cognitive disabilities. This application (or "app") is designed for use with the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to notify the user's friends, family members or caregivers of the exact location of him or her. The first time the user starts the program, he or she can enter and save email addresses of people to be notified of his or her loc
The GPS Smartsoles are designed for people who have a form of memory impairment such as individuals with Alzeimer's, Dementia, Autism, Traumatic Brain Injury or other cognitive memory disability to help their caregiver keep track of where their loved one(s) have wandered. Using the built-in GPS the persons’ caregiver can track their loved one’s location through any smartphone, tablet or web browser, and set up text and e-mail alerts if they leave or enter defined areas on a map.
The RAY is a cellular phone configured for use by people who are blind or have low vision. The RAY is a fully functional Huawei Vision smartphone with an Android operating system that has been modified to simplify navigation through the phone's functions and applications (apps) and to provide voice input for certain functions and apps as well as voice output for all screen content using text-to-speech technology. In addition to basic smartphone capabilities such as calling, text messaging, calen
SmartWatch is designed for use by individuals with a history of epileptic seizures. SmartWatch is an easy-to-use, non-invasive wristwatch that continuously monitors movements and instantly alerts connected family members and caregivers upon the onset of repetitive, irregular shaking motion. When the SmartWatch detects repetitive shaking motion, it signals the user’s Android phone to send text and phone call alerts to whomever the SmartWatch user designates, such as a family member or care provid
WayFinder is an audible mobility and personal location tracking program, cognitive aid, prompter, and voice output navigation system designed for use by individuals with cognitive and memory disabilities or who are blind or have low vision. This software is for a personal digital assistant (PDA) (not included) and uses GPS (global positioning satellite)–based personalized audio and visual cues to support independent travel via bus systems and on foot. WayFinder enables the user to create specifi