Over 1 billion people lack assistive technology – WIPO

Assistive Technology by WIPO

Over 1 billion people lack assistive technology – WIPO Over one billion users currently need assistive technology, a new report by the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) released today has shown. An assistive technology is assistive, adaptive, and rehabilitative devices for People with disability or the elderly population. According to the report titled WIPO Technology Trends 2021: Assistive Technology this figure is expected to reach 2 billion by 2050 as the population ages and consumer electronics and assistive products converge. The market is shaped not only by demographics and the…

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