Touch the Stars: How 3D Printing is Creating New Education Experiences for Visually-Impaired Students

March 1, 2018

Every disabled person is unique, as are their needs. But devices that help disabled individuals are often mass-manufactured and have limited shapes and sizes available, whereas people with disabilities need personalized devices to optimize their daily life experiences and education. Whether it’s a customized bionic eye, prosthetic legs or simple 3D-printed braille to enhance the reading experiences for blind students, 3D printing technologies can change the lives of disabled students like nothing before.

VR Versus Vicodin: How Tech Is Helping Doctors Treat Pain

February 26, 2018

As the opioid crisis continues, healthcare professionals are turning to virtual reality to allay fears, reduce anxiety and relieve pain. Watch how Dr. Ralph Anderson, OB-GYN at Crystal Run Healthcare is using VR technology to ease patients’ pain of labor contractions.

The Robot Enhancing How Children with Autism Learn

February 22, 2018

In classrooms across America, a new educational assistant is helping children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) reach new breakthroughs. The teacher is patient, consistent, and a lot of fun. He’s also a robot.

Ding Dong: Innovation is at the Door

February 14, 2018

Husband and wife duo, Avril O’Neill and John Nussey, took a look at a basic, seldom thought-of product and thought of a way to make it better, more apt for the times. That’s how they’ve come to revolutionize the doorbell to fit into the landscape of the smart home.

Can Slack Improve Workplace Culture for Women?

February 7, 2018

Beyond being a business communications app favored by startups and creative companies, can Slack help people, in particular, women, change workplace culture? Read how some women’s experiences with the platform support the case.

Is 5G Poised to Jumpstart Innovation?

February 6, 2018

The 5G network may not arrive on our smartphones until 2019, but when it does, it will pave the way for groundbreaking apps and services. Read how the new technology is set to enhance devices like wearables and automotive, while progressing the areas of VR, AR, and holographs.