Chivas Venture 2018: a high-tech glove able to speak out sign language, a device translating printed books in Braille and a special seat allowing people with mobility issues to reach the sea for a swim. 7 start ups empowering people with disabilities.
While barrier free urban spaces are still an issue, a team of entrepreneurial master students from Switzerland prototyped the Scewo wheelchair which can smoothly climb stairs to reach challenging if not impossible destinations so far.
Catalan Pavilion at Venice Art Biennale 2017 presents La Venezia che non si vede / Unveiling the Unseen: visually impaired people share their experiences and challenges with an app, an exhibition and boat tours.
Sailing, wheelchair racing, taekwondo and para-cycling. At Rio 2016 Olympics design technology and data analytics contribute to improve athletes performances.
With the Losing Myself exhibition, Irish Pavilion at Venice Biennale 2016 presents a research on Alzheimer. The installation refers to the sensitive architecture of a respite care centre that was designed to alleviate disorientation.