Archive | 2013 participant

The circles above show how The figure show how the colors are represented on the game based on th Constanz system. The patterns show the relationship between the colors that need to be mixed in order to produce the color they together represent.

CreARTE: Art through the Fingertips (Escuela de Ingeniería de Antioquia –CES University)

Stephanie Valencia, Deisy Viviana Vasco, Carlos Andrés Alvarez ABSTRACT “CreARTE” is a multiplayer board game designed as an assistive technology that seeks to promote social inclusion of both kids and adults with visual impairment while they learn about colors. Crearte is both a game and an educational system since it teaches a color coding method […]

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System Schematic

PandaBraille: A Refreshable Electro-Tactile Braille Display with No Moving Parts (VIT University)

Supreeta Ray, Prithvi Monangi, Yamini Dubey, Taranand Mukhopadhyay, Aditya Dubey, Spandana Chervu, Theodore M. Moallem ABSTRACT Most of the assistive tools present in the market currently, designed for the people who have blindness  are very costly, not easily repairable and even if available, are not easily accessible by them, the vast majority of which is economically weak. […]

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Team ChArm with the Prototype

ChArm- An Affordable Prosthetic Arm (VIT University, Vellore)

Chandan Dhal, Akshat Wahi, Jaya Jain, Karthik Ramaswamy, Pawan Reddy, Pragya, Sutharshan K R, Shruti Arya, Spondon Kundu, Uma Balakrishnan, Viswanath Vaidyanathan (VIT University, Vellore, India) Through this project, we aim to design a Prosthetic Arm which would enable an Upper Extremity Amputee to have maximum functionality of a normal arm at a very affordable […]

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Figure 1. List of CCN diseases/conditions and patient populations.

PatientLink (North Carolina State University)

Daniel Bieber, Richard Daniels, Timothy Martin ABSTRACT Lack of access to communication for hospital patients with disabilities causes a reduction in the overall effectiveness of care and places a financial burden on the healthcare industry.  Some solutions exist to address these communication issues for individuals with special needs, but these solutions are unreliable and even […]

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The design goals were to tested to see if the prototype meet these goals

Funicular (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Dan Gabioud, Joe Klopotic, Tyler DeBussey, Mike Strazishar, Mike Seidel University of Wisconsin-Madison ABSTRACT                                                                                                                     In today’s market there are two primary options when a person using a wheelchair needs to negotiate a staircase: ramps and powered lifts.  Ramps require space (because of requirements on slope) while powered lifts are expensive.  Given these limited options, we […]

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