For $50, EyeWriter Enables Impossible Creativity

EyeWriter Writing Device for ALS Disease

For those who are less fortunate with regards to body function, doing something they love poses challenges. Consider Tony Quan, a graffiti artist based in Los Angeles, who lost movement of virtually all muscles in his body except his eyes. For him, drawing graffiti became impossible. That is, until EyeWriter came along.

EyeWriter, desgined by Zach Lieberman from the

While this isn’t the fastest nor most efficient method of creating art, EyeWriter enables those who have lost hope to do something that they love, and that is priceless in our books.

“We’re not in it to make money,” Liberman said. “This is really coming from the heart.”

For all those who are seriously paralyzed — like Tony Quan — this is an amazing product. It reminds us about how technology can be used for things greater than we ever imagined. Hopefully this projects expands further to allow those suffering from ALS to accomplish even more.

[via: NPR]

Written by James Mowery

James Mowery is a passionate technology journalist and entrepreneur who has written for various top-tier publications like Mashable and CMSWire. Follow him on Twitter: @JMowery.
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