A system out of Israel lets the severely disabled navigate wheelchairs, surf the Net, or communicate with others via a pattern of inhalations and exhalations.
What do you do if you break your foot a week before your industry's largest conference?
Former Sony, Toyota, and Olympus engineers team up to redesign the wheelchair. Startup Whill says the result, called Type-A, will be ready early next year.
Researchers are looking to push robotic exoskeletons into the realm of thought control, eliminating the need for hand controls and reaching those unable to use their upper bodies.
Get ready for the Cybathlon. The first Olympics for augmented humans will take place in Switzerland in 2016 and feature some of the top assistive gear around.
Artist Sue Austin explores the underwater kingdom with a modified, self-propelled wheelchair capable of sublime submarine acrobatics.
The dream of recycled, low-cost cardboard bikes for everyone has new momentum in the form of an Indiegogo campaign.
Researchers in Japan are developing a wheelchair whose camera and laser sensor enable it to track--and follow--the person next to it.