technical tools and devices such as alphabet boards, text telephones, or text-to-speech conversion software used to assist people with physical or emotional disorders in performing certain actions, tasks, and activities.


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FDA Approves Stair-Climbing Wheelchair
... The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved a battery-powered wheelchair that relies on a computerized system of sensors, gyroscopes and electric motors to allow indoor and outdoor use on st...
Source: U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Emerging Trends in Medical Device Technology: Home Is Where the Heart Monitor Is
... By Carol Lewis Medical devices, products and technologies are converging to revolutionize home- and self-care health systems in the United States, making it possible for people to play a greater role ...
Source: U.S. Food and Drug Administration


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