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Amazing Technology Allows Blind Mother to See Her Newborn Son

Amazing Technology Allows Blind Mother to See Her Newborn Son

RightThisMinute (Jan. 23, 2015) Not only is Kathy seeing her newborn son for the first time, but this is actually the first time she has ever seen a baby. Kathy and her sister, Yvonne, have been legally blind since childhood, but thanks to an amazing new technology, eSight glasses, which gives those who are legally blind the ability to see, she got the chance to see the birth of her son. It's an incredible moment and an even better story. Video provided by RightThisMinute
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Budget Bionic Arm Set to Make Prosthetics Affordable

Budget Bionic Arm Set to Make Prosthetics Affordable

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Jan. 19, 2015) A budget bionic arm that reads nerve impulses is set to give amputees in Argentina more freedom at an affordable price Video provided by Reuters
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New Glasses Promise a Good Night's Sleep

New Glasses Promise a Good Night's Sleep

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Jan. 2, 2015) A new device, worn like regular spectacles, is helping shift workers and jet-lagged travelers get much-needed shuteye. Called Re-Timer, the glasses improve sleep by helping reset the user's sleep rhythms. Tara Cleary reports. Video provided by Reuters
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Dynamic Desk Chair Turns Body Into Computer Mouse

Dynamic Desk Chair Turns Body Into Computer Mouse

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Dec. 29, 2014) A dynamic desk chair that turns the human body into a computer mouse aims to cut down the time office workers spend sitting still. Matthew Stock reports. Video provided by Reuters
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