Welcome to Tech Enabled, a new series chronicling the role tech plays in providing new kinds of accessibility.
In a bid to advance the development of lifelike prosthetics, researchers turn to the sun's rays to power sensors that allow electronic skin to mimic the human kind.
From CNET Magazine: Exoskeletons are slowly making their way out of hospitals and rehab centers and into homes.
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Well, yes ... but it's also a world-class medical center and teaching facility.
Take a look inside this Orbis plane, a fully certified hospital as well as a world-class training facility for teaching doctors in developing countries.
The automatic subtitles make videos more accessible for people with hearing impairments and anyone trying to stealthily watch a clip during church.
Almost like the VISOR in 'Star Trek,' the eSight 3 lets low vision wearers do almost anything, from reading a menu to playing basketball.
An artificial intelligence upgrade means the social network's computers better understand photos. That helps image search, too.
Special telepresence bots let people with physical disabilities explore cultural venues, such as Vegas' Mob Museum, just like everyone else.
Kids and adults with visual impairments can use Apple's Swift Playgrounds to learn programming on their iPads.
Special hearing aids that meet Apple's specifications can tap directly into iPhones and iPads to stream audio.
Tom Wlodkowski has sculpted tech for people with disabilities for 25 years. A lifetime of experience being blind didn't hurt, except for the times he fell off his bike.
Individuals with intellectual disabilities have it particularly rough when it comes to getting hired. Here's how some are addressing the problem.
Apple followed Microsoft in kicking off a big presentation with a video showing how it's making its products accessible to folks with disabilities.
The Silicon Valley giants are embracing users with disabilities, resulting in tech and features that everyone can appreciate.
Vision impairments affect the way people live and work. These technologies aim to make doing the simple stuff a lot easier.
The Sesame Enable app uses a phone's front-facing camera and voice commands to give the physically disabled a way to use the device.