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Your daily fix of new business ideas Springwise and its network of 17,000 spotters scan the globe for smart new business ideas, delivering instant inspiration to entrepreneurial minds. More at www.springwise.com
Device makes tablets accessible for the less dexterous
Just as the Splash range of games employs special controllers to make play easier for young people with disabilities, our latest spotting – Access4Kids – is opening up touchscreen technology to those who have found it previously difficult to use. READ MORE…
Computer vision system can help diagnose autism in toddlers
Autism is estimated to affect more than two million people in the US and tens of millions worldwide, but diagnosing it is notoriously difficult, particularly in young children. Recently, however, University of Minnesota researcher Jordan Hashemi and a team of colleagues developed a computer vision system that automatically analyzes toddlers’ movements to detect signs of autism early. READ MORE…
Tiny $25 computer is designed to teach programming to kids



It’s become fairly common to see phones and computer devices designed to completely hide their inner workings from their users. What’s far less common is to see a device developed specifically to enable users to see more of its technology. That, however, is precisely the premise behind Raspberry Pi, an ultra low-cost computer designed for teaching computer programming to children. READ MORE…