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Using Non-Traditional Interfaces to Support Physical Therapy for Knee Strengthening
Physical therapy consists mainly in the execution of rehabilitation processes that aim to help overcome injuries, as well as develop, maintain, or restore maximum body movement. Knee rehabilitation is one kind of physical ...
Alternative and augmentative communication for people with disabilities and language problems: an eye gaze tracking approach
Alternative and augmentative communications encapsulates the use of technology to provide communication means for people with some sort of disability. In this paper, we present a prototype that provides both pictographic ...
Improving deaf people accessibility and communication through automatic sign language recognition using novel technologies
Communication is a key for human development. Nevertheless, deaf people have difficulty interacting with hearing and hard of hearing people. On the other hand, new technology allows gesture recognition. This work aims ...
A mobile application that allows children in the early childhood to program robots
Children born in the Information Age are digital natives; this characteristic should be exploited to improve the learning process through the use of technology. This paper addresses the design, construction, and evaluation ...
Automatic recognition of the American sign language ﬁngerspelling alphabet to assist people living with speech or hearing impairments
Sign languages are natural languages used mostly by deaf and hard of hearing people. Different development opportunities for people with these disabilities are limited because of communication problems. The advances in ...