Lego Braille Blocks

Lego Braille Blocks

Many forms of wearable tech aid blind and visually impaired people, often with dramatic impact on their lives. In the past, we’ve written about augmented reality glasses that helps the blind navigate, a video racing game interface for blind players, a headset...
Consumers Gain Access to Hearing Health [video]

Consumers Gain Access to Hearing Health [video]

Nuheara continues its role as a leading force among hearables companies. We’ve seen several companies start and then back out of the hearables device space, including Doppler Labs and Bragi (although Bragi has shifted focus to software and hearables platform...
Soft Hands for Elderly Caregiver Robots [video]

Soft Hands for Elderly Caregiver Robots [video]

The world’s population is graying rapidly. According to the United Nations 2017 World Population Ageing report, in 2017 there were 962 million seniors 60 years or older, 137 million of whom were 80 or older. By 2050, the U.N. projects there will be almost 2.1...
HIPAA-Compliant Alexa Skill for Diabetics [video]

HIPAA-Compliant Alexa Skill for Diabetics [video]

We often report on chronic conditions, wearables for diabetes, HIPAA compliance, and smart home devices here on HealthTechInsider. Well, here’s a post that combines all of these topics. And the good news it’s for a product that’s available now.In...
Powered Glove Helps Stroke Victims [video]

Powered Glove Helps Stroke Victims [video]

Among the many miracles that many people take for granted, the human hand may rank near the top. Most of use use our hands thousands of times a day, often without even thinking about it. But when you lose the use of a hand, simple tasks such as brushing your teeth or...