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Disabled Infant Mobility — Wii Balance Board

Four researchers at Ithaca College have addressed the problem of disabled infant mobility in a unique way. Unlike older disabled individuals, babies “lack the subtle grasp of grasping things” as Kotaku puts it. Things like the joysticks of electronic wheelchairs.

How do babies instinctively move, however? By leaning towards what they want. Well, you know what relatively cheap and common electronic device can tell where you are leaning? A Wii Balance Board.

Read more here: Infant Mobility | Wii Balance Board | Geekosystem.

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  1. August 31, 2010 |