Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Assistive Technologies

Edited by Fernando Auat Cheein

Federico Santa María Technical University, Chile

This book offers the reader new achievements within the Assistive Technology field made by worldwide experts, covering aspects such as assistive technology focused on teaching and education, mobility, communication and social interactivity, among others. Each chapter included in this book covers one particular aspect of Assistive Technology that invites the reader to know the recent advances made in order to bridge the gap in accessible technology for disabled or impaired individuals.

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Assistive TechnologiesEdited by Fernando Auat Cheein

Published: March 16th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1089

ISBN: 978-953-51-0348-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5570-6

Copyright year: 2012

Books open for chapter submissions

32716 Total Chapter Downloads

76 Crossref Citations

51 Web of Science Citations

107 Dimensions Citations


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1. How to Use Low-Cost Devices as Teaching Materials for Children with Different Disabilities

By Chien-Yu Lin


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2. Disabled Pupils` Use of Assistive ICT in Norwegian Schools

By Sylvia Söderström


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3. Inclusion Through the Internet of Things

By Louis Coetzee and Guillaume Olivrin


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4. An Implementation of Intelligent HTMLtoVoiceXML Conversion Agent for Text Disabilities

By Young Gun Jang


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5. Touch Screens for the Older User

By Niamh Caprani, Noel E. O’Connor and Cathal Gurrin


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6. Universal Design or Modular-Based Design Solutions - A Society Concern

By Evastina Björk


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7. Proposal for a New Development Methodology for Assistive Technology Based on a Psychological Model of Elderly People

By Misato Nihei and Masakatsu G. Fujie


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8. New Strategies of Mobility and Interaction for People with Cerebral Palsy

By R. Raya, E. Rocon, R. Ceres, L. Calderón and J. L. Pons


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9. Brazilian Assistive Technology in Bath or Shower Activity for Individuals with Physical Disability

By Fabiola Canal Merlin Dutra, Alessandra Cavalcanti de Albuquerque e Souza, Cláudia Regina Cabral Galvão, Valéria Sousa de Andrade, Daniel Marinho Cezar da Cruz, Daniel Gustavo de Sousa Carleto and Letícia Zanetti Marchi Altafim


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10. Imaging Systems in Assistive Technology

By Miloš Klíma and Stanislav Vítek


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11. Soft and Noiseless Actuator Technology Using Metal Hydride Alloys to Support Personal Physical Activity

By Shuichi Ino and Mitsuru Sato


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