Open Bionics make bionic limbs available

In the spotlight: AbilityNet Accessibility Award

Have you ever struggled with: Drinking a cup of tea; Your creative flow and self-expression; Chilling on your X-Box; Catching a train? How many? One, or maybe none? For the … Read more

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Magical technology makes a difference in children’s hospices

Thousands of disabled and terminally ill children in hospices are enjoying innovative assistive technology, or what we like to call magical technology. The magical technology is delivered to the children … Read more

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Wayfindr

Sight loss can lead to isolation, poverty and depression. Almost half of the estimated 2 million visually impaired people living in the UK say they would like to leave their homes … Read more

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Monoma – switches that build social and learning skills

Designed by assistive technology company Filisia, Monoma use gaming and sensory technology to engage people with special education needs through music, lights and storytelling. By touching, seeing and hearing, the product … Read more

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Drake Music Scotland

Drake Music Scotland use digital technology to make it possible for people with disabilities of all ages and abilities to play, learn, compose and perform music. Using a combination of movement sensors, … Read more

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OxSight

There are an estimated 285 million people across the world who are registered blind – and over 300,000 of those are living here in the UK. Almost all (85%) have … Read more

Open Bionics make bionic limbs available

Accessible technology is playing a large part in making disabled people’s lives easier

This article was originally published April 2016 on Disability Horizons’ website. Whether you love it or hate it, technology is a part of our every day lives. So much of … Read more

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Tech4Good Awards 2015: Meet the Winners

Over the past five years we’ve handed out over 40 Tech4Good Awards, met hundreds of incredible individuals and organisations, and celebrated the hard work of people up and down the … Read more

Accessibility Award Spotlight

People’s Award Spotlight: Accessibility Award

The Accessibility Award has been with us since we launched the Tech4Good Awards in 2011, celebrating organisations that have accessibility and inclusion at the top of their list. Lifelites were the … Read more

The EVA Project

EVA Park supports people living with aphasia

“If EVA Park wasn’t there, I wouldn’t be doing what I do, talk to everyone, going out as well. Went to club on my own two weeks ago. Never done … Read more

Open Bionics

Open Bionics create affordable, accessible 3D printed limbs

Open Bionics is revolutionising healthcare by using 3D scanning and 3D printing to dramatically cut the cost of fitting hand amputees with robotic prosthetics. Bionic limbs can cost anything from … Read more

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Barclays Bank team up with SignVideo to make banking more accessible

People who are deaf or hard of hearing and use British Sign Language (BSL) used to have to rely on family or friends, or a pre-booked interpreter, to communicate with their … Read more