Can you believe it! 25 years ago the company that became Ability Technology first started. Since that time we have helped thousands of people with disabilities to be more independent, more productive and more connected, through computer-related technology. During that period, we have seen lots of exciting developments in assistive technology, usually piggybacking on mainstream developments. We have also made significant contributions to the disability sector, through our rese
We've come across an app that provides a new options for voice control of home appliances through an iPod, iPhone or iPad. The app is called Home Remote and it has a voice control option built-in.
We tested it successfully through a Belkin WeMo network of 4 appliances we have set up at Ability, and we've been very impressed at the accuracy. It seems even to be able reliably to distinguish similar commands, such as “Light Up” and “Light Off”. It is simple to set up and use.
"Our mission is to enable anyone, whatever their physical disability, to enjoy video games, leisure technology and communication. But we’re not just doing it for the sake of fun. By giving people the means to participate, we’re kick-starting rehabilitation, inclusion and confidence." Click here to read more about SpecialEffect. #Newsletter #Games #VideoGames #Leisure #Recreation