The client with motor neuron disease has inadequate strength in his hands to operate his mattress elevator to allow him to get out of bed unaided, or to summon assistance. Foot operated switches were attached to the side of his bed.
Adam is a keen computer gamer and also relies on his computer for many things. Although he has some movement in his fingers he is no longer able to move his computer mouse. He can now use an adapted miniature joystick to move the computer mouse pointer around the screen.
Lady required automatic robot to safely pour a saucepan of hot liquid from a hotplate to a mug.
A Raspberry Pi + Camera solution to allow someone with advanced MND to alert carers using just blinking.
Description : Ear switch as an assistive communication and control device / gaming switch and HCI
When on his computer, the client uses a mouth controlled Integramouse on an adjustable arm. He needs the Integramouse to move out of sight of the screen on occasions and then return when needed once again
A lightweight, rechargeable electronic armband which produces a sound when it detects that the user is leaning with excessive pressure for a continuous duration.
A blind child wishes to use archery as a means to improve his ability to use sound as a guide to the outside world and to join in sports activities with his peers. A talking archery target advises him where his arrows have struck and how to adjust his aim.
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, who is a wheelchair user, was not able to use the foot operated speed controller for her new overlocker sewing machine.
A hand operated speed controller was constructed so that the client, who enjoys sewing, can now control the speed with her hand operated switches.
The client is a power wheel chair user who is able to control the chair himself but unable to use his hands to use a mobile ‘phone.
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
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