Assistive Technologies

Circuit Design
Optics, Machine Vision, OCR
3D Printing
AI, Software
Haptic Feedback
To enhance the lives of people with disabilities, NASA has identified a selection of patented technology created for space missions that could spur the next generation of assistive technology here on Earth.

From prosthetics and wheelchairs to screen readers and educational software, assistive technology is crucial to help people live healthy, productive, independent, and dignified lives.

NASA has a long history of contributing to this field including cochlear implants, low vision devices, and mobility rehabilitation equipment. We invite companies to browse the curated list above full of hardware, software, manufacturing tools, and more.
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