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Smart Cane Project (IIT Gandhinagar)

                  Shashank  Agarwal, Prateek Nyati, &  Akshay Jain Abstract Out of all sense organs which humans have, 85% of the physical input data from environment come through “Eyes”. Nearly 37 million of world’s population is blind, and hence deprived of one of the most  important and informative […]

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Flex2Play: An Ankle Strength Training Device with Virtual Reality Interface for Children with Cerebral Palsy (Washington University in St. Louis)

ABSTRACT Increasing ankle strength can improve gait and motor control in children with cerebral palsy, thereby improving quality of life (1).  However, current therapies are clinic-based and it can be difficult to motivate children to comply with prescribed strengthening exercises.  The Flex2Play is an in-home ankle strength training device designed to meet this need.  The […]

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The Smart Pill Box (University of Alberta)

Statistics currently show that medication adherence is a significant problem in the healthcare system. To improve medication adherence we developed The Smart Pillbox, with a web-based application and mobile application to help patients take their medications. The device addresses the functional issues of adherence, portability, monitoring, notification, and cleaning.

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RESNA Student Design Competition

Welcome to the site for the RESNA Student Design Competition. This site, a joint project of RESNA and the RERC on AAC, contains student presentations that were accepted for the 2010-2018 RESNA conferences, and provides information for the 2019 Competition.

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Bouncer Chair (Duke University) – [Sample Post]

[Sample SDC Paper] Bouncer Chair Kun Liang, Vincent Ling, Yejay Ying, Kevin Caves, Richard Goldberg Abstract Cerebral palsy is a disorder in which damage to the brain during pregnancy, childbirth, or shortly after birth inhibits proper motor control development.  This is characterized by abnormal muscle tone, reflexes, and coordination.  Because infants with cerebral palsy cannot […]

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