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AMI This Week: Shortcut with Alex Smyth

By Braze Mobility | 10 August 2020

Alex Smyth learns about Braze Mobility, a company making blind spot detectors for wheelchair users, and chats with the CEO, Dr. Pooja Viswanathan, and a client to discover more.

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Things to Consider When Ordering a Power Wheelchair

By Braze Mobility | 23 July 2020

If you have recently been prescribed a power wheelchair, there are quite a few things to consider. There are many different options when ordering a power wheelchair and ensuring that you are provided with a chair that is right for you is important. The following blog post offers some ideas about options that you have…

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Bethel University Students, Toronto Entrepreneurs take home top honors at Destination Medical Center’s Assistive Tech Challenge Virtual Pitch Competition

By Braze Mobility | 5 June 2020

Braze Mobility from Toronto placed First in the Professional Division for its patent-pending blind spot sensor system that can transform a wheelchair into a ‘smart’ wheelchair that automatically detects obstacles and provides multi-modal alerts to the driver. Dr. Pooja Viswanathan, co-founder and CEO pitched the product. Other team members include Namit Sharma, Dr. Alex Mihailidis and…

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5 Movies About People with Disabilities

By Braze Mobility | 29 May 2020

The world is starting to open back up after COVID-19, however we can all do our part to reduce the spread by staying home during this long weekend. No better way to motivate yourself to stay home than a Netflix-marathon! Here are some ideas for shows that have people with disabilities in them! What are…

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Finalists announced in startup competition that will showcase technology-based solutions for seniors and caregivers

By Braze Mobility | 28 May 2020

Fifteen Canadian startups have been chosen to compete in this year’s AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge, it was announced today. Finalists will be challenged to explain how their technology-based solution can positively impact older Canadians or their caregivers. Five finalists will compete in each of three virtual events reflecting the broad spectrum of innovation that exists…

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Preparing for Emergencies When Using a Wheelchair: Healthcare

By Braze Mobility | 24 May 2020

As the world faces the COVID-19 crisis, it is time to evaluate what is emergency preparedness for wheelchair users and the disability community in particular. The focus of this article is the development of the health care accessibility standard for people with disabilities. This advice is written by Terri-Lynn Langdon who is a resident of…

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