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Almost 2001 (Virtual Reality) #597582

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 07, 1994
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Segment on new technology introduced.

(Eugene, OR: George Lewis) The use of virtual reality technology for people with disabilities examined; scenes shown from a program that teaches the physically challenged how to use motorized wheelchairs. [Oregon Research Institution Dr. Dean INMAN, special education teacher Becky EATON - explain how the technology betters the lives of the wheelchair bound.] Other technological devices for use by the deaf and those with limited use of their limbs shown. [Disabilities counselor Darlene CALVERT, quadriplegic electronics consultant Charles FISHER - comment.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) NBC News Internet address shown.

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Lewis, George
Duration:
00:03:40

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