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Improving Life For People With Disabilities

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HERL is currently working with assistive robotic manipulators such as the iArm, which is used on PerMMA, and the JACO arm to assist individuals with disabilities.

The Human Engineering Research Laboratories, also known as HERL, is located on the University of Pittsburgh campus is working to improve the lives of people with disabilities. What innovative designs and concepts are in the works? HERL Director Rory Cooper shares some of the technology they have in the works.

Join us this evening beginning at 7 p.m. on 90.5 WESA for a live community forum on our city and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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