Category Archives: Smart Tech

This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Facebook Oculus, HTC One, And Microsoft’s Glass Clone

Emerging technologies such as advanced virtual reality could have major implications for people with disabilities. For example, mobility training could occur in a virtual world where scenarios that require the user to problem solve as a precursor to mobility training within the naturalistic environment. What are some other possible applications for people with disabilities or their caregivers or both?

BeHere Lets Teachers Take Attendance Using iBeacon Technology

This could have some interesting implications for people with disabilities that have challenges related to topographical orientation. The indoor positioning technology also could help caregivers responsible for seniors with advanced Alzheimer’s, for example, to ensure they do not wander. What other examples can you provide?

Samsung Working With Startup Partners To Add Gesture-Based Smart Home Control To TVs

Environmental control is now becoming a part of the mainstream technology which should drive prices down for what used to be a specialty item.