Archive | 2013 participant

OcuNav™ Electro-oculographic Switching Device (Duke University)

Caleb Ollech  & Chen Zhao ABSTRACT The OcuNav™ electro-oculographic peripheral controller is a PIC-controlled electronic device allowing users with  paralyzed or limited-mobility to control USB-connected devices in their immediate environment using only shifts of gaze and winks of the right and left eyes.  This technology leverages the polarity of the human eyeball by monitoring the […]

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Computer Game Designed to Enhance Outcomes for Patients Receiving Stroke Therapy (Wayne State University)

 Christopher G. Burford , Sam Prasanna James, Blake A. Mathie  ABSTRACT Through our association with the Active Reach and Manipulation (ARM) Clinic, run by the Occupational Therapy Program, Wayne State University, we were presented with a challenge to develop a video game that could improve the functional outcomes of stroke rehabilitation therapy.  Our approach focused […]

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CreARTE: Art through the Fingertips (Escuela de Ingeniería de Antioquia –CES University)

Stephanie Valencia, Deisy Viviana Vasco, Carlos Andrés Alvarez ABSTRACT “CreARTE” is a multiplayer board game designed as an assistive technology that seeks to promote social inclusion of both kids and adults with visual impairment while they learn about colors. Crearte is both a game and an educational system since it teaches a color coding method […]

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PandaBraille: A Refreshable Electro-Tactile Braille Display with No Moving Parts (VIT University)

Supreeta Ray, Prithvi Monangi, Yamini Dubey, Taranand Mukhopadhyay, Aditya Dubey, Spandana Chervu, Theodore M. Moallem ABSTRACT Most of the assistive tools present in the market currently, designed for the people who have blindness  are very costly, not easily repairable and even if available, are not easily accessible by them, the vast majority of which is economically weak. […]

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ChArm- An Affordable Prosthetic Arm (VIT University, Vellore)

Chandan Dhal, Akshat Wahi, Jaya Jain, Karthik Ramaswamy, Pawan Reddy, Pragya, Sutharshan K R, Shruti Arya, Spondon Kundu, Uma Balakrishnan, Viswanath Vaidyanathan (VIT University, Vellore, India) Through this project, we aim to design a Prosthetic Arm which would enable an Upper Extremity Amputee to have maximum functionality of a normal arm at a very affordable […]

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