2015 年 5 月 のアーカイブ

4318-Technology to Draw Talent

2015 年 5 月 27 日 水曜日

Do you know “Face Mouse”? This is a PC software. The A.I.D.A Company started a sale of this software in Japan in July 2012. It is convenient because the knowledge of the PC is not necessary.

Face Mouse was made for people of the quadriplegic. To use it attach a camera to a PC, move a part of nose or the face towards a camera. So, the quadriplegic people able to write a sentence and draw a picture and use Internet alone. But there is a problem. Face Mouse is not cheap because this was produced with much development time and energy.

Therefore, the people who produced it want to do their best for cost cut in the future.

4321 Convenient technology “Liver-scribe Smart-pen”

2015 年 5 月 27 日 水曜日

If you are destabilized, assistive technology is useful. At present, there is an assistive technology that is called “Liver-scribe Smart-pen”. Have you ever heard “Liver-scribe Smart-pen”?

This can capture what you write and everything that is spoken. Note taking is very difficult for students with disabilities. But, this “smart-pen” enable students to become independent and better note takes. This can also enable them to add additional notes.

However, a negative point is that it is too big to carry easily. Today, current “smart-pen” has improved to be lighter and thinner.

You should try this assistive technology!

4330 Eye Gaze Technology

2015 年 5 月 13 日 水曜日

Eye Gaze Technology is a very useful system for people with disabilities. Handicapped people can communicate without speaking and using hands and arms. They can communicate with only “eye gaze”.

How do they communicate with this technology? People with disabilities select and gaze an icon on a tablet and blinking can control many devices. They can carry out communication with watching a keyboard and select words they want to tell. And also they can send E-mail and use Internet and enjoy music, movie and many entertainments.

This innovative technology is sure to help people with disabilities and will be an essential technology for them.