A method to dispense reward treats to a dog in training.
A client was a lady in a wheelchair and training a new assistance dog. She needed a method to deliver treats to the dog but unable to do so.
a workbench / motorbike lift to enable client in a wheelchair to maintain motorbikes or make projects
Client is a wheelchair user with almost no movement in his arms and hands. He can move his body backwards and forwards and had explained how much he had previously enjoyed reading from a tablet. Remap engineer Jim Rodgers developed a solution to enable our client to use his tablet again and regain some independence.
The client uses an electric wheelchair but keeps hitting door posts as she has Left Side Neglect.
A replacement easy to press control for the Mountway Neptune bath lift
The client plays a guitar and is also visually impaired and a friend had discovered a modified guitar tuner on the internet that had an audible indication using an Arduino micro-controller to interpret the indicators and send sequences of sounds to an earpiece, he asked us to make a similar device.
This alarm unit is for use by a mobility impaired client, to wake up their deaf spouse in the night for assistance.
Remap are regular attenders at the RYA Sailability Conference. This project is one of their members projects, but referencing here provides useful archive material for a very typical Remap area of work.
The client is mostly paralysed from the neck down except that he can move one arm but has minimal grip. The only way he could press the buttons on the hand held bed controller was to bite the buttons with his teeth.
The client is a power wheel chair user who is able to control the chair himself but unable to use his hands for much else.
Child-sized portable voice amplifier for a child with a very soft voice
Client is 18 years old with learning difficulties and uses a profiling bed with a wired controller. His carers need a method to prevent him from misusing the controller.
Zoe wants to be able to pick items up from the floor when in her wheelchair, but does not have the strength to use commercially available pick-up sticks. A powered grabber was made using an electric claw from a toy robotic arm.
A blind child requires a target that he can practice throwing a ball at, to develop his ability to identify the direction and distance of sounds in everyday life. The target emits a continuous sound so that the child can determine its location and a separate sound when he successfully hits it with a thrown ball. The target can be attached to any suitable place, including a football net, cricket stumps, etc.
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.