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Marlo: I am standing next to Aryeh, the happy pirate! Arrr! I love that. So, Six Degrees! They got some exciting innovations helping with disabilities. So, tell us a little bit about it.
Aryeh: So, we created Six Degrees, it’s a learning algorithm that tries to adapt and understand what a person is doing. Once you put it on wherever you have motion, it starts recording itself, five minutes of onboarding . It creates kind of an understanding of what you can do and what you can’t do— and from there it builds an algorithm that controls any cell phone, tablet, computer with no touch communication. You just turn on the Bluetooth, you don’t have to download an app and you’re connected.
Aryeh: We created this for people with disabilities so for anyone that lost their fine motor skill, the idea is that they don’t have to use their fingers anymore to use the touchpad or a mouse, you put it on wherever you can you move around and now it becomes the finger and touch screen— it becomes your mouse, becomes your keyboard and just takes over everything the same motion that you would use on your tablet, the same motion you need for your computer, for an Oculus– anything you want, that’s where we’re at.
Marlo: This must be pretty emotional for people. The ability to actually start interacting.
Aryeh: The responses, that’s the reason why we gotta keep going you might say. In the hard times, every single time we were struggling we would go to somebody and see how they’re reacting, it changed everything. The moment you see someone that is in a wheelchair and has CP— can’t use any of the devices in the market right now start playing a game I mean most of the day he’s in the wheelchair he’s trying to communicate— just that simple thing of playing a game, the joy we had to fight to get the device back
Marlo: I mean, it’s pretty amazing!
Aryeh: We did this because of some of the disabled veterans from Israel— I have a lot of family like my father-in-law served in Vietnam War, my family in the U.S. all of them in the military. It’s one of the biggest things we want to do. It comes from there, we want to help veterans so it’s a big thing for us to start working with the VA to work with any disabled veteran pretty much.
Marlo: You’re helping people, obviously we want to help you too. So, how do we help you, how do we get the word out, how do people find you
Aryeh: 6degrees.tech, you can also find us on LinkedIn and Facebook.Marlo: Aryeh, It’s been a pleasure. Take care. This is the “Guru of Geek” Marlo Anderson at CES 2022