Medical And Electromechanical Design Laboratory

  • Vanderbilt University

    Innovation Helps Teach Math to Visually Impaired Students

    A new Android app developed at Vanderbilt uses tactile feedback technology to help students with visual impairments to master algebra, geometry, graphing and other subjects that are particularly hard to comprehend without the aid of normal vision. Read More

    Jan. 13, 2013

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    Wearable robot helps man walk again

      Amazing Vanderbilt research has designed a “wearable robot” that can be used by paraplegics to walk again. Vanderbilt’s Barb Cramer takes us on one man’s emotional journey to use the device, designed by Vanderbilt mechanical engineers, to take his first steps since a tragic accident. Read more here… Read More

    Nov. 1, 2012

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    App turns tablet into math aid for visually impaired students

    A mechanical engineering graduate student has created an app that turns Android tablets into an educational aid for teaching mathematics to visually impaired students. Read More

    Mar. 5, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    VUCast Newscast: Teaching Through Touch

    This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast  highlighting  research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: Teaching through touch: How new technology is taking math to a new level Vandy students go inside ESPN What the mantra “no less” means to Commodore women’s basketball [vucastblurb]… Read More

    Mar. 2, 2012