Undergraduate Research on Everyday Support Needs of Deaf Seniors

Research assistant Hiyong Byun received a President’s Undergraduate Research Award as part of her work in the Human Factors and Aging Lab. She created a video about her research on everyday support needs of deaf older adults.

TechSAge Welcome Message in American Sign Language (ASL)

TechSAge investigator, Jenny Singleton, provides an introduction to TechSAge in American Sign Language.

Ted Talk: Henry Evans & Chad Jenkins: Meet the robots for humanity.

Paralyzed by a stroke, Henry Evans uses a telepresence robot to take the stage — and show how new robotics, tweaked and personalized by a group called Robots for Humanity, help him live his life. He shows off a nimble little quadrotor drone, created by a team led by Chad Jenkins, that gives him the ability to navigate space — to once again look around a garden, stroll a campus … (Filmed at TEDxMidAtlantic.)

Quad Rock

TechSAge research collaborator & stroke survivor, Henry Evans, is really enjoying his new-found control of his bed. His nephew, Henry Clever, built an interface that allows Henry to control all of his bed’s adjustments from his computer, instead of from the hand-held remote. In this video he uses his automatic bed to dance.