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An inspiring video showing how technology assists the disabled...

Meet the robots for humanity

Date: 21/11/2013
Source: TED

Take some time out of your day to see the amazing ways in which advances in technology can help disabled people around the world to interact with their local environment and robotics across the globe.

Henry Evans describes how his life was turned upside down after suffering from a stroke which left him paralyzed. His work with fellow colleagues has led to amazing advances in the quality of his life allowing him to:

  • Communicate using head gestures
  • Move robotic devices around his home to complete chores and assist with shaving himself
  • Control robotic devices to participate in work and social life across the US
  • Discover his local environment using flying robotics which are controlled via head gestures

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