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Dec 9, 2019
George Perfect posted a blog post

New brain-machine interface could offer control over wheelchairs

Georgia Tech researchers have created a new brain-machine interface (BMI) that uses a new class of nano-membrane electrode combined with flexible electronics and a new deep learning algorithm to help disabled people wirelessly control devices. The…See More
Oct 3, 2019
George Perfect replied to Paul Richoux's discussion Freedom One Life - new rugged powerchair with long life battery set to undergo trials
"Hi Eric, lithium (specifically LiFePo4) battery packsare well proven (almost old-hat) technology. You will find them power golf buggies, industrial fork-lift trucks ... and 200MPH / 600 mile range electric sports cars. Read about my own recent…"
Jul 17, 2019
bespoken Team liked George Perfect's blog post Of wheelchairs and pricing – and a challenge to an open source hardware project
Jul 17, 2019
David Millar posted a blog post

NAIDEX Info and Lioving With Spinal injury

I am very excited that the 2020 NAIDEX show will be better than ever.  As always I will be talking at NAIDEX.  I just published a post about disability dating on the NAIDEX Blog …See More
Jul 8, 2019
George Perfect posted a blog post

Of wheelchairs and pricing – and a challenge to an open source hardware project

Anyone who either uses or has an interest in electric wheelchairs and the way the industry behind them works might be interested in the (warning: long) article I published at:…See More
Jun 22, 2019
Driving Mobility posted a blog post

Driving Mobility, The National Voice of Independent Transportation, AGM

Charity Driving Mobility has successfully held its Annual Conference at The University of Chester for Professionals and Practitioners to share developments and ideas regarding accessible driving and independent mobility.…See More
Jun 19, 2019
Theraposture posted a blog post

Shaun Masters OT to deliver client-centred cot prescription advice at Kidz West on 4 July 2019

Shaun Masters, Occupational Therapist and Trusted Assessor, will be available on the Theraposture stand at Kidz to Adultz Wales and West, to offer expert advice regarding …See More
Jun 19, 2019

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David Quinn posted a blog post

Blackwood Design Awards 2018/19 Judging Day Video

With the success of last weeks Blackwood Design Awards it seems only fitting that we made a video from the day! Watch the full thing below: See More
May 24, 2019
Wendy Russell commented on David Quinn's blog post The Blackwood Design Awards 2018/19 Judging Day
"Well done to all the winners and entrants!"
May 22, 2019
Wendy Russell liked David Quinn's blog post The Blackwood Design Awards 2018/19 Judging Day
May 22, 2019

Staff
David Quinn posted a blog post

The Blackwood Design Awards 2018/19 Judging Day

Another year and it was another successful Blackwood Design Awards.Held in Datalabs conference room in the magnificent Bayes…See More
May 22, 2019

Blog Posts

Abacus Gemini 2000 bath wins prestigious OT Show Excellence in Caring Award

Posted by Abacus Specialist Bath Solutions on December 9, 2019 at 10:00 0 Comments

Abacus Specialist Bathroom Solutions has been presented with the acclaimed Excellence in Caring Award at the OT Show for its pioneering Gemini 2000 hi-lo bath (The Occupational Therapy Show, Stand D10, NEC, 27-28 November).…

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Scorpio bath donation by Abacus for Lane family TV home conversion

Posted by Abacus Specialist Bath Solutions on December 4, 2019 at 10:00 0 Comments

In this video, you will see the Lane family using their new Scorpio 1700 accessible bath - donated to them by Abacus Specialist Bathroom Solutions as part of a flagship TV home conversion programme. …

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New brain-machine interface could offer control over wheelchairs

Posted by George Perfect on October 3, 2019 at 8:50 0 Comments

Georgia Tech researchers have created a new brain-machine interface (BMI) that uses a new class of nano-membrane electrode combined with flexible electronics and a new deep learning algorithm to help disabled people wirelessly control devices. The BMI could be used to control things like an electric wheelchair, interact with a computer, or operate a small robotic vehicle without having to use a hair-electrode cap or mess with wires.

Read the full article at:…

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NAIDEX Info and Lioving With Spinal injury

Posted by David Millar on July 8, 2019 at 19:16 0 Comments

I am very excited that the 2020 NAIDEX show will be better than ever.  As always I will be talking at NAIDEX.  I just published a post about disability dating on the NAIDEX Blog 

https://www.naidex.co.uk/news/blog.asp?blog_id=19855

Also of great interest to the Bespoken community is an article about independent living that I wrote for the independentliving site.…

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