Episode Seven | Changing What’s Possible: The Disability Innovation Podcast | Season Two

Fri 04 Aug 2023

Changing What's Possible: The Disability Innovation Podcast | Season Two

Episode Seven | Grasp Your Goals With Assistive Tech from Hominid X – Part 2

From simple straps to complex robots, many products have been developed over the years to help people with hand disabilities. But most of them aren’t suitable for daily use because they’re too cumbersome, feel uncomfortable, require frequent charging, or are highly specialized to help with just one kind of task. In the second episode of our two-part interview, you’ll hear more about how Hominid X designs user-friendly assistive grasping tools that empower people with hand disabilities to achieve their goals. Hominid X Founder and CEO Thane Hunt joins us again to share more about the company and one of their products called The Modern Cuff. Our second guest is Megan Dloniak, a stroke survivor who has been using Hominid X’s products in her everyday life. She provides important perspectives from her lived experience and shares how Hominid X’s products are helping her achieve her own entrepreneurial dreams

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Check out episodes from Season One and catch up on our conversation with Hominid X with Part One!

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