Virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality, haptic feedback; the line between these and many other technological realities is becoming blurred and they are beginning to be grouped under one umbrella term: artificial reality. But what is artificial reality and how can it be used effectively in the classroom?
According to the World Bank, the disabled face unique barriers to advancement, such as lack of transportation, inaccessible buildings, less access to communication technology, and inadequate services. Technology has played a large role in alleviating some of these difficulties. Here are some ways engineers are helping the disabled around the world.