Advances in Assistive Tech


28m 00s
Broadcast on April 16, 2022 Available until October 16, 2022

This episode introduces a wearable navigation product for visually impaired users and a new device that allows people who have lost their voice boxes to speak with a more natural-sounding voice.

[In Focus: BOJ Chief Faces Stronger Headwinds in Final Year]
Japanese consumers are seeing prices soar for food and other daily necessities. But wages and demand are not increase. Together, these have created a dilemma that is haunting the head of the nation's central bank.

[Global Trends: From Clothing to Food]
The fashion industry is making the shift to sustainable business models. We see how one company is making clothes from traditional Japanese washi paper ... so they can be used to help grow vegetables.

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