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The lines between assistive technology, medical technology and mainstream technology are delightfully blurred as the world moves toward a streamlined system of technology for all. Smart glasses, artificial body parts, self driving cars, brain-sensing technology, and more. AT in the news for the week of 9/26-9/30.

A new sensor could help doctors insert needles for epidurals and other procedures 

FDA Approves The First Automated Insulin System For Type 1 Diabetes

‘Artificial pancreas’ could seriously improve life for diabetics

Driverless vehicle tested at Perkins

3D printing brings vision for a customized future 

“There’s an urgent need for assessing polio survivors to prevent deformities from developing with adaptable tech”

Microsoft Garage Hearing AI helps a deaf person listen to the radio-this is why we do it

Specialized Smart Glasses

In glaucoma patients, reading difficulties may inspire e-reader apps

These design choices improve the accessibility of your Sway presentations 

Intelligent trousers designed to assist people with limited mobility

Disabled man gets license, shows driverless tech’s potential

Developing leaders in assistive technology

A solution for treating wounds in conflict areas that suffer from a shortage of medical supplies?

Sight Sign app: Make your own eye signing device with an off-the-shelf robotic arm and Windows 10

Why New Brain-Sensing Technology Has Monkeys Type Shakespeare With Their Minds

Harkin stresses ADA must keep up with technology for disabled

Web Accessibility: Why It Matters and What Governments Can Do About It

How a ‘Smart’ Public Transit System Can Better Serve Riders With Disabilities

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