25.03.2020A world without robots is almost inconceivable. They take on tasks in production processes and are also being used in the service sector. For example, machines created to resemble humans are helping to care for elderly people. A study by psychologists of Friedrich Schiller University Jena suggests, that older people are less anxious and hostile regarding ‘human robots’ than previously thought.
23.03.2020Published during World Glaucoma Week 2020, a new study demonstrates how commercially available head mounted displays (HMD) can be used to simulate the day-to-day challenges faced by people with glaucoma.
09.03.2020Wearing hearing aids may delay cognitive decline in older adults and improve brain function, according to promising new research.
19.02.2020Researchers at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) have developed do-it-yourself (DIY) assistive technology prototypes that are revolutionizing how people with disabilities can access tools that will help them interact with the world.