accessibility

MICROSOFT ACCESSIBILITY 3D PRINTING

3D Printing For Accessibility At Microsoft

Microsoft recently launched a whole suite of accessible input devices. They’ve really been leading the industry in designing devices specifically for greater accessibility for those that might have limb differences or movement restrictions. This set, specifically is interesting because MS is dabbling in letting users customize their stuff using 3D Printing! You can purchase the […]

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Blindbot Is Like A Guide Dog, Without The Dog

Blindbot Is Like A Guide Dog, Without The Dog

Imagine for a moment that you could hold a guide dog’s leash and feel the tug in the right direction, or notification to halt, all without having to care for a dog? That’s effectively what Blindbot produces. Born out of Makerspace ETH Zurich, the Blindbot is a project that uses optical recognition to guide folks […]

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Designing 3D Printed Thumbstick Accessories For Gamers With Disabilities

Designing 3D Printed Thumbstick Accessories For Gamers With Disabilities

Now that my 3D printing for Accessibility contest is officially over (winners to be announced soon!) I am finally doing some videos to highlight how some modifications for gaming accessibility work. This video explains my modular thumbstick accessory system. You might recognize it because I talked about it a bit in this tutorial (below). This […]

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Help Set A World Record By Taking An Assistive Technology Course

Help Set A World Record By Taking An Assistive Technology Course

December 3 is International Day Of Persons With Disabilities. In honor of that, Makers Making Change is hoping to set a world record, and you can help! They are aiming to have the most people ever to take an assistive technology course within 24 hours. The course is going to cover some basics about what […]

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Soldering With A Hand Tremor: The Camera Gimbal Hack

Soldering With A Hand Tremor: The Camera Gimbal Hack

Jonathan Gleich has developed a bit of a hand tremor, which makes soldering quite difficult. If you’ve ever tried soldering anything more complex than a through hole resistor, you’ll know that even a the normal shakiness of a hand can really be a road block to getting things done. Jonathan, being the industrious maker that […]

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