This project provided a custom replacement for the client’s electric powered bed hand control. It was delivered in two stages, the first version incorporated an existing controller into a 3D printed case and certainly worked and, although it was not optimal, it did give the client the chance to better consider the best design for his needs. The second version was designed based on his feedback and just used standard micro-switches inside.
A multi-way motorised easel for a Mouth Painting artist
Adapting a Cookie Monster toy for activation by a Jelly Bean Switch
As I have been on furlough this is a learning exercise as to how to control a device via a web page.
Voice control is a common requirement for many – and many commercial devices are now available via Alexa or other such service […]
A tetraplegic client acquired a JUKI sewing machine in order to continue his work sewing gloves for wheelchair users. The machine is equipped with a digital servo drive with foot control. Can it be adapted for push button control?
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.
Custom made adaptor to convert trigger mechanism of controller to a large lever
Description : Ear switch as an assistive communication and control device / gaming switch and HCI
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 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 replacement easy to press control for the Mountway Neptune bath lift
A wall mounted adaptation to allow a height impaired person to operate a standard light switch from lower down, without the need for rewiring or use of “smart” lighting.
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.
A wireless jelly switch makes this toy accessible
This sip/puff actuator was developed from an original design from the Herefordshire Panel, the electrical circuits and motor are exactly the same as the Herefordshire Panel Device. I modified the actuator to use a cam and lever after realising almost all of the older sewing machine pedals are identical. More modern machines pedals differ. […]