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Microsoft Kinect Aids in Autism Research

  Released in 2010, Microsoft’s Xbox 360 peripheral, the Kinect changed the way we viewed controller-free gaming. While Nintendo and PlayStation were the first in the marketing with the Wii and PS Move, respectively, Microsoft’s Kinect blazed a trail of response and control unlike its predecessors.  Only one day after its release, the Kinect’s internal software was “hacked” and made available…

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World Autism Awareness Day

Today is World Autism Awareness Day. People all over the world are wearing blue for autism awareness. “Autism is a complex developmental disability that typically appears during the first three years of life and affects a person’s ability to communicate and interact with others. Autism is defined by a certain set of behaviors and is a “spectrum disorder”…

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Abt Supports The For Autistic Kids Foundation

Gandhi once said “Be the change you seek in the world.”  The employees of Abt Electronics have recently held a variety of fundraisers and events for “For Autistic Kids,” a foundation that the Abt family established to raise awareness and understanding of autism.  This disorder affects 1 out of 150 children each year.  One of the fundraisers were…

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