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Computer Interface?

johnelias Member Posts: 1
Hi all, new to the group here. My bro-in-law has been paralyzed from the neck down after a fall for almost six months. He’s back at home and adjusting to his new normal. He has always been good with online trading and I’d really like to help him get back at this. Can you all please suggest some hardware/software that you have had good experiences with? Specifically, PC/Windows interface tools for quadriplegics that simulate a mouse and keyboard using eye tracking “gaze” and also voice recognition. I think this would prove invaluable for him to be able to use his PC like he used to and trade I found the tobiidynavox company and their various products online and they look fairly impressive, although I’m confused as to which of their solutions would be best. Anyway, hoping some of you can provide some insight not this subject. Thanks in advance!


  • leksa
    leksa Member Posts: 12
      I think that a speech driven software called Dragon might be a solution. It is made by a company called nuance. I have used it for years and am very happy with it. I use Dragon 13 home version but it is up to version 15 now. If you buy the software from Nuance it will cost $150. If you go to Best Buy it will cost $100. However if you look on eBay you can get it for about $50 brand-new if you get an open box it's about $30. I have use version 13 for almost 9 years. I really don't see the need to upgrade because of the cost and it does everything that I need. It takes a little while to learn the phrases. You can print them up and put them on a clipboard so that you can refer to it. On the nuance website they have a list of the phrases that you can print up.
      I am a quadriplegic but I do have some movement in my right arm. I use a low profile trackball to augment my interaction with the computer. It works great. One word of advice however make sure you have plenty of RAM in your computer. It's a heavy program.
      I hope that helps.
  • libumodo
    libumodo Member Posts: 1
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    This time, Cindy refuses to wear either of the gags and Steve surrenders to her wishes, but he does bring out the ballet boots.

    She groans as he laces them up her legs, but she doesn't voice her feelings .

    He helps her walk around a while before they head into the kitchen for dinner.

    She totters in them leaning on a kitchen counter's bar stool as Steve cooks and they eat a simple meal. As usual, her corset prevents her from sitting comfortably and relieving some of the pressure on her poor feet.

    Afterward, her feet already hurting, she again practices walking, holding onto Steve's arm as she moves about.

    "See, you are getting better in those beautiful boots." Steve says, enthusiastically.

    "A little, I suppose, but they still hurt."

    Before bed he takes them off of her and gives her feet, ankles and legs a very nice massage before he unzips her and they have great sex, with both of them enjoying the feel of her latex. Cindy from inside it, and Steve from the outside.

    In the morning, after breakfast, Steve makes her practice again for about an hour, before he again peels the boots off of her.

    "Let's strip you out of your latex so you can take a shower, and wash your hair. Then I'll put your chastity set back on."

    Curious, Cindy asks, "why?"

    "Well, you have an appointment with Mikhail at his salon at 1:00pm today. I made it for you, the other day."

    "Mikhail?", She asks, surprised," I think I've heard of him. He's a pretty famous hairdresser around here. Isn't he?"

    "That's the guy. And his prices are certainly high enough to justify his reputation."

    "But why ?"

    "I think you need a change of color; I'd like to see your hair a little lighter. Oh, and one more thing, we'll be playing the game with the radio unit, too."

    "Oh, wait a minute, here!" Cindy practically screams. "What do you have in your dirty little mind this time?"

    "Oh, come on, you know me. You don't think I'm going to force you into green hair, or a buzz-cut, or anything crazy like that, do you?"

    "No, I don't, but I still don't know if I trust you."

    "Wait, what? You trust me with your sex, and your body, but not with your hair?"

    "Well, when you put it that way..."

    Steve continues, now with the upper hand, "you were skeptical about your nails, weren't you? And look how good they turned out. Trust me, your hair will be wonderful. You should be able to trust this Mikhail guy, too."

    Cindy, finally agrees, and they show up at the exclusive beauty salon at the appointed hour.

    Mikhail greets her and after she's seated in his chair, he looks at his notes from the appointment.

    "Ah, it says here that you've decided to go blond. Have you selected a specific shade?"

    Cindy's only a little surprised. She expected Steve would want to go that route. But before she could say anything, Steve was whispering in her ear. "Tell him 'Sassy Girl Blond'"

    She doesn't have any idea what shade of blond that is, but she suspects that it will be a lighter shade.

    Resigned, she tells Mikhail, "How about something like Sassy Girl Blond?"

    "Oh, my girl, that will be a big change for you, but I think you will look fantastic in that color. Of course, we'll lighten your eyebrows a bit too."

    Cindy just nodded, as she reached up to remove her ear-buds, letting them dangle down her back. Neither Mikhail, nor his assistant seem to think anything of it.

    As they worked on her, Cindy sat there excited by the prospect of going blond. Again, she was being taken down a path, by her lover, that she had dreamt of, but never had the courage to try. She remained uncomfortable with the games with the radio control unit. She felt out of control, when Steve used it on her. Every time, so far, it had worked out, and she had ultimately enjoyed the result, to some extent. But she was really afraid that he was going to take it too far, one of these times.

    When they finally finished, she's at last allowed to see herself in a mirror.

    She is pleasantly surprised, by how good she looks as a blond, although it is a very light shade of blond. She's a little uncomfortable as she thinks it makes her look a little too much like a 'Barbie Bimbo'.

    As she walks out to the car, Steve jumps out and begins gushing over how beautiful and sexy she looks. She enjoys the compliments, as any woman would, but the thought remains, Barbie Bimbo...

    As soon as she's seated, she pulls down the visor and examines herself in its little mirror. She does like the look .

    After a while she notices that he didn't drive them home, but instead he's pulled up in front of a Sephora Cosmetics store.

    "OK, what are we doing here?" She asks.

  • DrRon
    DrRon Member Posts: 1
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    Here is a link to an amazing mouse - that you wear like glasses and it is bluetooth so it connects to almost any device