A Raspberry Pi + Camera solution to allow someone with advanced MND to alert carers using just blinking.
Call for assistance
Description : Ear switch as an assistive communication and control device / gaming switch and HCI
This alarm unit is for use by a mobility impaired client, to wake up their deaf spouse in the night for assistance.
Our client was having trouble communicating with those around her. Her low vision and other disabilities made talking and using equipment difficult. The solution, specially developed by Remap, was a dedicated speech communication device.
The client needs easy access to a call button to call for assistance at night when in bed. The client’s wireless button had been mounted on a bed clip board (as used in hospitals to identify the client and assigned hospital staff) and a firmer method of mounting on the bed side rails was required. […]
The client is unable to reposition herself in bed and is at risk of choking on her own vomit if left unattended. A detector was made using a water detector mounted on a plate and linked to the nurse call pager system. The system activates when a resistance of just over 4 megaOhm is bridged […]
The client is a tetraplegic with asthma. His condition prevents him from shouting for help or even using a call button to summon assistance. His requirement was therefore for an alarm system that could be easily activated with a minimum of effort. A wireless door bell push/sender unit was fitted into a purpose built plastic […]
The client has multiple sclerosis and is quadriplegic with limited head movement. She wanted to be able to use her personal alarm, if necessary, when her carers were not present. A diaphragm that operated the alarm via a tube was positioned close to the client’s mouth. The device was made from pieces of board with […]