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?
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?
Environmental control can be most helpful to people with disabilities and their caregivers.
Environmental control is now becoming a part of the mainstream technology which should drive prices down for what used to be a specialty item.
Great for seniors or people like me who misplace things!