Voxos Smartglasses, Using Technology To Assist People With Hearing Disorders

Voxos Smartglasses is a wearable tech device that enables you to perceive sound and information from a mobile device through your skull instead of your ears, but that isn't what makes this product standout amazing. We love how Voxos are using technology to have a positive...

When Necessary Tools Of Life Are Turned Into Fashionable Wearables

I recently came across Elana Langer's work on the Earring Aid again. I remember, in 2014, being inspired by not only her work but also by her ability to think outside the box when it came to turning the everyday hearing aid into the kind...

The Doppler Effect What We Built and The Legacy We Will Leave Behind

When I joined Hearables maker Doppler Labs over two years ago, I knew I was about to embark on one of the most important journeys of my career and finally get a chance to pursue my life's mission of helping people get access to...

Designer Julia Marina Cunha On The Importance of Assistive Technology

Young and innovative, Julia Marina Cunha is the person behind the technologically smart hearing device OH, a concept designed for those who are hard of hearing. The beautiful hearing aids are an idea that is so stylishly fashionable that we cannot help but be in...

OH, The Stylish Hearable That Could Diminish The Stigma Associated With Hearing Aids

Hearables represent more than the latest music listening earbuds; they can also be technologically smart hearing devices for those who are hard of hearing as shown by design student Julia Marina. She has come up with a beautiful hearing aids concept that is so stylishly...

Soft Wearable Robotic Glove Made With Empathy, Science and Assistive Technology

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), around 15% of the world's population are physically impaired to some degree. In order for those with disabilities to overcome their daily hurdles, assistive technology is playing a significant role in giving back with impressive wearables such...

Open Style Lab, Creating Wearable Solutions For Those With Disabilities

Taking their 'Fashionable Technology' theme to another level, we are currently in awe of Open Style Lab. They are responsible for running a ten-week interdisciplinary research program, where they team up designers, engineers, and occupational therapists to create wearable solutions for those with disabilities. With official...

When ‘Functional Fashion’ Takes A Whole New Meaning

Designing functional fashion is and should be more than just the latest smart jewellery with the ability to give you notifications or a handsome tech bag that charges your mobile on the go.  When it comes to 'needs vs. wants', we should try to keep...

New Smart Glove Turns Sign Language Into Text and Speech

New Smart Glove Turns Sign Language Into Text and Speech
For those who are hard of hearing, products such as MotionSavvy, founded by a team of students from Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf and Solar Ear, a solar-powered hearing aid battery, are playing a significant role in improving the quality of life...