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Device Helps Children With Disabilities Access Tablets
December 10, 2012
Researchers at Georgia Tech are trying to open the world of tablets to children whose limited mobility makes it difficult for them to perform the common pinch and swipe gestures required to control the devices.
Georgia Institute of Technology
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