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Assistive Technology for Improving Life in People Living with Muscular Dystrophy

Assistive Technology for Improving Life in People Living with Muscular Dystrophy

People are already witnessing the rise of human-machine systems, the early forms of cyborgs, without ever realizing it. They are spending most of the time attached to one or another device, a cell phone is most common of them. In fact, cell phones never leave them while they are awake.

For human and machines to combine, they do not have to be physically attached to each other. Even a healthy individual is depending on machines for so many daily tasks. Gone are the times when they use to search encyclopedias or books for information, today the search engine is their first choice for most information. What about communication? Aren’t they using devices and gadgets more often to communicate? Aren’t we seeing the rise of AI, voice recognition, robotics?