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2017 Innovation Village Exhibitors
Experience Aira’s groundbreaking assistive technology and demo their wearable smart glasses. Aira smart glasses utilize cutting-edge video and data streaming technology to provide the blind and visually impaired with increased mobility and independence.
Aira offers an innovative, on-demand service designed to help blind and low-vision users gain mobility and independence via live streaming and wearable technologies. It provides personalized assistance from orientation and mobility experts who can be trained Aira Agents, family members, or friends. Our experts, backed by state-of-the art technology, serve as visual interpreters and navigators for our users, helping them accomplish a wide range of daily tasks and activities.
AKB Visions / NanoPak
AKB Visions now represents Low Vision products from Optelec, Freedom Scientific and OrCam, under the NanoPak banner.
All Out Access
The Action Trackchair is opening up the outdoors for those who are ready to jump the barriers! This offroad wheelchair loves beaches, snow, fields, trails, hunting, fishing, camping and a walk in the park!
Angletech is a leading pioneer in the world of adaptive cycling, with experience going all the way back to 1979. We have successfully developed solutions and adaptations for a wide range of individual needs such as: MS, ALS, Parkinson’s, back fusions, stroke, head injuries, limited range of motion, balance issues, cerebral palsy, bionic body part compatibilities, and many more.
Black Light Visuals
Black Light Visuals is bringing their Body Marbling process to Innovation Village at the Summit! Stop by their activation and submerge your arms in their colorful paint tanks and instantly transform your skin into psychedelic artwork that glows under their black lights and easily washes off at the end of the night.
“Talk to the Hand” Experience this in person and engage with a talking glove. Witness BrightSign transform sign language into spoken words utilizing the latest software, sensors and smart textiles for wearable technology which was specifically designed to help give a voice to those who can’t speak.
Colorado School of Mines
Colorado School of Mines will be displaying a variety of adaptive sports equipment devices, which they have designed and produced.
Crosswind Concepts is pleased to provide chairs for people with mobility issues which allow them better access to the world around us. Our chairs include our Emergency Evacuation Chair for buildings with elevators and stairs, our Freedom Chair that allows access to the great outdoors where wheelchairs cannot access and our Beach/Snow Freedom Chair which transfers across sand and packed snow.
EazyHold is a simple solution to help children and adults hold items like sports equipment, eating utensils, art supplies. musical instruments, toys and more.
Developed by three sisters who believe that movement through play drives learning, EazyHold provides that pathway, to exploration, fun, function and more independence!
From the very beginning, our objective as a company was always clear: people with severe disabilities need – and deserve – everything we can adapt, cobble-together and invent, to empower them and tangibly improve the quality of their lives. In our case, it’s a patented hands-free drinking aid that is truly superior to any other on the market, and a unique bedside table that creates possibilities where before there were only inconveniences. For us, can-do trumps can’t-do every time. Stop by the Fleximug booth to see and test the full product lineup, get free fitting and installation, and receive 15% or more off retail prices.
Freedom Fidos (DBA Fidos4Heroes) rescues dogs from shelters, trains them to be tasked trained service dogs and provides them for free to veterans with physical disabilities. Operating from a No Barriers mindset, we collaborate with the individual as they embark on their journey to new found personal freedom: which propels them to new heights, such as, regaining quality of life through their medical instrument, tool, best friend, battle buddy, and teacher, best known as a service dog.
Freedom Service Dogs
Freedom Service Dogs works with rescues and shelters to identify dogs for our service dog training program. We place dogs for individuals with mobility disabilities and Veterans with PTSD as well as mobility challenges. Our dogs are placed at no cost and we are an accredited service dog agency.
Join us and get a chance to personally experience IQbuds™. Nuheara’s proprietary Super Intelligent Noise Control (SINC™) technology allows you to focus on what you want to hear in the world around you. They can help amplify sound if for those who are hard of hearing, or block out noise for those who experience being overwhelmed by sounds around them.
Visit the Ottobock booth to check out the latest in Prosthetic, Orthotic, and Mobility technology. We will also be able to help with your prosthetic device by making minor repairs to get you back on the hill doing activities you love. In addition, there will be active sport products on hand to try out or schedule for a future trial.
Ottobock is the global leader in prosthetic and orthotic technology. With our mission to maintain and regain the freedom of movement, we provide the most advanced clinical solutions for people with limb loss and limb deficiency.
Explore off the beaten path with Outrider USA’s incredibly adaptive and capable vehicles. Outrider offers a wide range of configurations of their on-road and off-road vehicles. Stop by their booth to schedule a test ride through the awesome terrain that surrounds the expo.
There’s always a way to make life better
Come join us at the Philips booth to learn about our innovations designed to improve health, enable better outcomes, and empower independent living. At Philips, we understand the importance of connecting care across the health continuum, from the hospital to the home. From healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment and home care, you’ll find a story about Philips innovations to help you face tomorrow’s challenges. And while you’re here, enjoy a snack from our Healthy Food Bar! We are committed to improving the lives of 3 billion people a year by 2025.
See our video from the 2016 No Barriers Summit in Copper Mountain Colorado
We look forward to meeting you in North Lake Tahoe this June!
Innovation + You
Come experience the all-inclusive wireless microphones for use at home, work, or play; those who are hard of hearing or have other listening difficulties will be able to live a life without limits with Phonak’s effortless technology. The Roger Pen offers best speech understanding in noise and over distance, plus Bluetooth connectivity. Roger Table Mic allows you to fully participate in small and large meetings without having to worry about your hearing.
Quantum Rehab is a premier global innovator of consumer-inspired complex rehab products. Attendees who visit the Quantum Rehab® booth will be able to see and demo all of our latest products including the Q6 Edge® 2.0 Power Chair, iLevel® Power Chairs, the Q-Logic 3 Advanced Drive Control System, and more.
Locally owned and operated prosthetic and orthotic practice bring the highest quality and most innovative designs to life.
Rare Patient Voice
Rare Patient Voice, LLC invites all patients and their caregivers complete confidential on-line surveys to make an impact upon products and services in development and to enhance products and services already available. We compensate on a $100 per hour basis and are accepting those with any disability, disorder, syndrome, disease or condition. We do not sell your information and your participation is completely confidential.
Sign up at the Summit and receive a $10 gift card (we will email it to you) to Dunkin Donuts, Starbucks or Amazon or sign up early at rarepatientvoice.com/sign-up and put $10 in the “How did you find out about Rare Patient Voice” block. See you at the No Barriers Summit!
Maker of the Pocket Sauna, the World’s Finest Personal, Portable Near Infrared Sauna, Handcrafted in USA with Lifetime Warranty. Enjoy Full-Body Detoxification and Cellular Restoration of Natural Full-Spectrum Near Infrared Light Sauna Therapy.
Leading the way in assistive technology and outdoor recreation. Taking individuals to the limit of their life styles and expectations. Allowing persons to enjoy all aspects of recreation and adventure. Join the Joelette Community. Come ride with us and enjoy the experience.
YMCA of the Rockies
YMCA of the Rockies, with locations in Estes Park, Colorado, and Winter Park, Colorado, is a vacation, retreat, reunion, wedding and conference destination whose surrounds inspire confidence, creativity and a sense of adventure. We are equipped to host groups of a variety of ability levels to enjoy trying new skills and breaking new barriers. Our programming includes adventure outings, team-building activities and the freedom to explore new things. We have hosted large groups, such as Ski for Light and small groups such as the Epilepsy Foundation. We’d love to talk to you about your group’s needs and interests.