The mass adoption of mainstream text-to-speech tools in the classroom is transforming the way dyslexic students learn.
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.
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.
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.
In the midst of the Thomas Fire, a new tool emerged to help the Los Angeles Fire Department monitor the fire and predict where it would go next. Read how the web-based platform, WIFIRE, is using data analytics and machine learning software to give firefighters a real-time picture of a wildfire’s trajectory.
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.