India, wake up! An Assistive Technology market awaits to be tapped
19th October 2022 | PCQuest
Two billion people is the number of people who are going to need at least 1 assistive product by 2030, with many older people needing 2 or more. This is the prediction made by the World Health Organization (WHO).
The fact is that today, only 1 in 10 people in need have the required access to assistive products. In India, the need for our geriatric and our physically challenged population is much more than predicted. Read More
Is the cost of Assistive Technology devices a barrier for the well-being of the differently abled?
10th October 2022 | PCQuest
Today, it is possible to have devices which can significantly improve the quality of life for Persons with Disabilities (PwD) and elderly people. However, the challenge will be to make these devices affordable and ensure that everyone who needs it, is able to access it and use it.
Over one billion people, children, and adults with disabilities across the world require assistive technology as an integral part of their daily lives. The number in India constitutes a significant part of this, though the 2011 Census data lists only 26.8 million people with disabilities. Read More