Like most small boys Theo loves tractors, but when you are born with really short arms it makes steering a challenge. So Gerry, a fellow volunteer from the York panel, and I set about creating a safe fly-by-wire push along tractor to make the 20-month old lad very happy.
The client is a retired engineer now living in a care home. He is suffering from Alzheimer’s and keeps trying to dismantle things in the home. The care staff wanted an activity board to keep him occupied. Some are commercially available but none of them seem to match his needs.
PIR activated MP3 players for a sensory woodland area, hidden in bird boxes
Drum kit modification to allow the high hat and bass drum, normally operated by foot pedal, to be operated by hand.
The capability to prepare food is a key marker for an independent life but, unless you are going to live on cold food, that means cooking. What could be easier? A temperature sensor and a relay and some bespoke interfacing. Except – ovens, especially built-in ones, are hostile environments for electronics.
Description : Ear switch as an assistive communication and control device / gaming switch and HCI
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 teacher needed a device to help blind and partially sighted children to practice their ability to locate and identify sounds.
Keeping it simple – DIY Front Panel Brailling using jewelry findings
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.