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Lending an (un)helping hand: from « better than nothing » to « fits like a glove »

Lending an (un)helping hand: from 'better than nothing' to 'fits like a glove'In this talk presented at the TEDxMontrealQuartierLatin, an event hosted by the Hinnovic team. Jorge Silva argues that when designing assistive devices biomedical engineers should seek to “scratch where it itches.” By adopting alternative business models such as open source systems, users of assistive devices are revolutionizing design and production processes, creating technologies that fit the needs of a larger population.

 

 

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Speaker : Jorge Silva
Inclusive Design Research Centre
OCAD University
Text introduction : Myriam Hivon, Ph.D.
Hinnovic.org

 

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