Assistive Technology

Bob uses assistive technology with a Perkins trainer.
March 20, 2015
A former plumber with visual impairment wins a $500 gift card from Perkins Solutions – and discovers life-changing technology at his fingertips.
Two students work together building accessible technology.
March 4, 2015
MIT students worked with clients with disabilities to design and build customized assistive technology devices.
Dr. Willkomm teaching at the head of a class
February 23, 2015
In an upcoming eLearning workshop, learn how to create assistive technology you can use in your home or classroom.
A tester wearing a SUNU wristband during testing.
January 15, 2015
Nine Perkins students and staff were given the opportunity to test-drive it.
Ruby hand-held magnifier
January 14, 2015
We heard from people using our products or services and we have a winner!
Dave Power delivering TEDxBeaconStreet talk.
January 9, 2015
In his talk, Power described new innovations that will increase opportunities for people who are blind to live and work independently.
Picture collage of the Bradley Watch, Lechal, and Braigo prototype.
January 6, 2015
A review of the top breakthroughs in assistive technology during 2014.
Older woman using cctv to read a card written by a child.
December 31, 2014
Examining the impact assistive technology has had on a woman with severe vision loss caused by Uveitis.
A student uses SUNU to locate doorways in a long hallway.
December 30, 2014
Feel the buzz: Perkins students and staff help test prototype of innovative new wristband navigational device.
wrist straps in black, blue and green
December 1, 2014
An award-winning navigation device for people who are blind.

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