The Doodle Bug Writing Aid is a small, inexpensive device that is simple to use to help those with hand injuries, congenital malformations, or arthritis hold a pen or pencil in order to write independently.
Umut Orhan, Andrew Fowler, Marzieh Haghighi, Mohammad Moghadamfalahi, Asieh Ahani (Northeastern University, Oregon Health and Science University) designed the RSVP Keyboard as a communication system for people with locked-in syndrome.
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 […]
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 […]
The goal of this project was to design a system that operates the clutch of a manual transmission car with the hand rather than the foot.
Sara Oliver, Jason Williams, Bryan Kirsch ABSTRACT In partial agenesis of the corpus callosum, the corpus callosum does not fully develop. Our client, a three-year-old girl with this condition, exhibits difficulty with muscle coordination, fine motor skills, and body awareness. She works with therapists on put-in tasks to improve in these areas. […]
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 […]
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. […]
Jaime Bravo, Matt D’Errico, Marija Ilievska, Jessica Russo, and Maria Talarico (The Ohio State University) designed a device to aid in range of motion rehabilitation for stroke patients at Ohio State’s Martha Morehouse Medical Plaza
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 […]