The socioeconomic impact of assistive technology

We have covered various factors that contribute to the increasing need for innovation and competition in the assistive technology industry, especially at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite this, we see a historical lack of innovation and competition in this space. Although big players in the tech industry are scaling up resources focused on… Continue reading The socioeconomic impact of assistive technology

Choosing the right AAC switch

When navigating assistive technology via an access switch (often referred to as AAC switches), it is important to choose the right switch for the job. Everyone’s physical functional ability is different, but fortunately, we are presented with a wide array of accessible switches. Whether you need a simple, robust button that can stand the test… Continue reading Choosing the right AAC switch

Playing music on your Google speaker

If your Emitto system came with a Google assistant-enabled speaker, such as a Nest Mini, Nest Hub or Nest Hub Max, you can use it just like any other Google assistant. This includes playing music. This guide will show you how to connect a Spotify account and Bluetooth headphones so that you can listen to… Continue reading Playing music on your Google speaker

Creating technology for independence

All technology is assistive by nature, but assistive technology is profound by design. Whether you’re using a smartwatch to quickly turn off your lights without having to get out of bed, or using a Google Nest to check the perfect recipe for chewy chocolate chip cookies without getting flour all over the screen, we all… Continue reading Creating technology for independence