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Brain implant restores partial vision to six blind people

Technology has partially restored the sight of six blind people. With electrodes implanted into the visual cortex of the brain and their eyes bypassed, a video camera attached to glasses displays the footage.

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5 assistive technology to create a smart home

Check out these 5 assistive technology products, from a smart kettle to smart security devices, to help you create a smart home that will allow you to live more independently as a disabled person.

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United Nations’ Conference highlights importance of collaboration and innovation for disabled people

Disability charity Leonard Cheshire tells us why collaboration and innovation is so important for disabled people, and how a recent United Nation’s event highlighted what more needs to be done to fight for inclusion.

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Discover the key to independent living at Naidex 2019

Find out how you can live more independently at Naidex 2019. It’ll be packed with the latest assistive technology and mobility living aids to help you live independently, no matter what your disability.

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Disabled musicians can now apply to audition for the National Open Youth Orchestra

Launched in 2018 to provide a progression route for some of the UK’s most talented young disabled musicians aged 11 to 25, the National Open Youth Opera is a pioneering

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Finding truly accessible products is like walking a tightrope

Peter Wilkins, an experienced blind techie who has written reviews for the product review website Rate It!, feels like he has been tightrope-walking for more than 50 years. Why? Because

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How accessible are PlayStation, Xbox and Nintendo for disabled gamers?

Are you a gamer or considering getting into the gaming world? Last year, we heard from disabled gamer Vivek about the inclusive innovations being made in the gaming world to make

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Assistive technology: top 5 smart home devices to assist your everyday life

Over the last few years, there has been a revolution in smart home technology. Initially aimed at the regular tech-loving market, it’s proved to be truly transformative for anyone with

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GET 15% off new adjustable drink holder for wheelchairs

Blue Badge Style, which highlights venues that are as accessible as they are beautiful, has created a stylish cup holder, DRINK, ideal for wheelchair and mobility scooter users. And Disability

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10 fun accessible game and activity apps for disabled people

Many of us love playing games, puzzle and activity apps to help us relax and unwind. But how easy are these for disabled people to use? Many games require two

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