Travis Block, David Narrow, Dominic Marino, Sara Hutchinson, and Martin Szeto ABSTRACT Our team has created a novel device to allow for adapted control of a recumbent tricycle by users with unilateral upper body weakness. A γ-prototype has been constructed and has been tested for safety and efficacy. This report outlines the motivation for our […]
Ruslan Popovych, Marc Carroll, and Jay Park (Georgia Institute of Technology) designed a clinical rehabilitation tool that provides immediate and easy to understand video feedback to wheelchair users learning new functional skills.
Michael Chao, Ian King, Esther Lee, and Shengnan Xiang (Duke University) designed a heat gun safety device for employees with disabilities at OE Enterprises.
To assist manual wheelchair users in avoiding upper limb pain and pathology we created a device that can track their activity level throughout and across several months. To do this we custom designed and built a printed circuit board with associated circuit components.
The focus of the electrical outlet connector is to aid people with Cerebral Palsy, Multiple Sclerosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Parkinson`s disease into helping them plug in an everyday electrical device.
Drew Berger, Matt Jones, and Michelle Pyle (Rice University) designed and created a balance therapy entertainment system for children with balance disorders out of Wii balance boards and force-sensing handrails.
In the United States, there are no existing assistive devices to help a patient take on and off spinal orthoses. Our design team is working to alleviate these concerns through creating products to help the patient and caregiver easily don and doff the brace while sitting or laying in bed.