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The Leap Motion Controller: Good for Users with Motor Differences?

Dec 8, 2017

The Leap Motion Controller is an exciting new navigation and interaction device for virtual reality and personal computing on both Mac and Windows platforms. This device promises to allow users to navigate and interact with content with only their own hands rather than holding onto a physical object such as a mouse. My time using […]

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The State of Accessibility and VR, Part 1

Nov 1, 2017

by Sam Berman The most popular application of VR as it stands now is gaming. Never has this been more obvious than with the opening of VR World, New York City’s first virtual reality arcade. While gaming is the most natural and apparent use, we will see VR incorporated in an increasingly broad array of […]

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Artificial Intelligence as a Tool for People with Disabilities

Jul 28, 2017

by Sam Berman Like many people, my first direct, real-world interaction with artificial intelligence was with Siri on my iPhone. It was the first implementation of artificial intelligence that gained any serious, mainstream traction. And yet, at that time, Siri seemed like a novelty; a gimmick Apple pulled from science fiction movies. The kind of […]