There seems to be more innovation in assistive technology than ever before. There’s also more money in it as a […]
GiveSafe Is Improving Homeless Support with a Mobile App, Beacons & Ongoing Interaction
GiveSafe is a new, innovative solution that combines both software and hardware, and both technology and human touch to support the […]
Jumpcut Academy Produces Online Courses To Feel Like Binge-Worthy TV
Some educators do their darndest to make learning fun (some just keep it boring), but is it possible to make […]
Tesla Autopilot Drove Man With Medical Emergency To Hospital, So It Can Save Lives Too
The Tesla autopilot function may have been called into question due to two high-profile summer accidents but, here’s one story about a self-driving vehicle saving a life.
An App Making It Easy & Rewarding To Report City Problems To Local Officials
With just a few taps, Ctzen enables regular citizens to report city issues to their local officials, and, through gamification, encourages regular interaction with city government. The app is nicely designed and serves a need. The only obstacle that remains is user adoption, particularly by the government officials.
Impact Entrepreneurship: Where We Are Now And Where We’re Going
Ten or even five years ago “impact” was seen as its own industry. Few people had heard of impact investing, […]
The First Hands-Free Wheelchair, Ogo Hits IndieGoGo
Ogo, now on Indiegogo, is a self-balancing wheelchair that lets users control its movements without having to use their hands. It’s not the only medical device hoping to improve accessibility and transportation for the disabled.
Aipoly Uses Artificial Intelligence to Help People See
According to a fact sheet released by the World Health Organization in 2014, 285 million people in the world are […]
Giving the Gift of Sight with an iPhone App for the Blind
“There’s an app for that.” It became a cliché shortly after Apple launched the iPhone, however it’s true. Alarm clocks, […]