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This web article was published on the Computer World website in 2010, and it explains 14 hardware technologies that help people who have physical or sensory disabilities access computers and use other technology.

- There are eight products that help people with physical disabilities access desktop or laptop computers. Some examples are devices that drive computers using eye gaze, head movement, or somatic responses, as well as an enlarged keyboard and a mouse that can be driven using foot pedals.

- There are five products that support people who are Blind or visually impaired access all types of technology. These include an enhanced screen magnifier, a note taker and a mobile manager for those that use Braille, as well as two mobile devices that read text.

- There is one app that amplifies speech for persons who have trouble hearing.

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