Categories
news Past events

A Personal Reflection after the Series of Events

How it all started I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2009 and I did not know much about the illness then. Several years later not much had changed, when I got the opportunity to participate in the 2013 WPC (World Parkinson Congress) in Montreal. The sheer size of the event with 3500 participants, many of […]

Categories
Apps news

Tracking Symptoms with the Apple Watch

Daily tracking of PD symptoms has proven difficult. Smartwatch algorithms capture dyskinesia and resting tremor around the clock. They detect motor fluctuations and responses to medication. Abstract Researchers from Apple Inc. in Cupertino, California, may have found a way to track PD symptoms. They developed an Apple Watch Application that can accurately capture, 24/7, patterns […]

Categories
news

Call for participation: Reinventing the Web to Suit You

Kyle Montague and his research team are currently running a study called “Reinventing the Web to Suit You” They are keen to recruit a wide range of participants that regularly experience challenges or difficulties when interacting with web pages on their computer. Participants will be asked to reflect on the web pages and services they […]

Categories
about us news Sigpat

New Member

We can welcome a new member: Kyle Montague, Associate Professor at Northumbria University and Head of the Inclusive Design & Innovation (IDI) research group. I first met him when he was developing a system that could eliminate the errors caused by the tremor of PwP when operating a touch device. Among other things, he is currently working […]