Recent Examples of assistive from the Web
Ridgeline also continues to offer the comprehensive Honda Sensing suite of advanced safety and driver assistive features.
The other is assistive robots to help those with spinal injuries function more independently.
Medicaid recipients can apply to be reimbursed for costly modifications like these through the assistive technologies and home modification program.
The exosuit is an adaptation of a previous design developed for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Warrior Web program, a Department of Defense plan to develop assistive exosuits for military applications.
Assistive hearing devices are available for the movie.
Each tread of their prototype energy-recycling assistive stairs are attached to springs.
The Swiss company Noonee has made a markedly low-tech addition to the growing trend for assistive exoskeleton devices.
Journalists could spend more time reporting and writing, aided by a plethora of assistive writing tools, while detectives could analyze the contradictions in suspect testimony earlier.
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First Known Use of assistive
medical Definition of assistive
- assistive technology
- Assistive devices help with the performance of daily activities. Most familiar are canes, crutches, and walkers. Other examples of simple assistive devices are raised toilet seats and firm pillows placed under the seats of chairs to help people with hip or knee arthritis to rise from a sitting position.
- —Simeon Margolis, The Johns Hopkins White Pages, 1995
- With some assistive devices, the visually impaired can do a variety of office jobs, using computers and telephones.
- —Eric Aasen, The Dallas Morning News, 2 Feb. 2011
- Assistive technology (AT) by its very nature consists of a variety of personal and customized tools for multiple learning styles and physical challenges.
- —Kelly Ahrens, Learning & Leading with Technology, November 2011
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