Thursday, May 6, 2021

Tag: Sip and Puff

No Limits: Paralyzed man motivates others with wheelchair art

It all started with rain-soaked wheelchair tire treads that patterned across the driveway of Jeremy Bigelow’s Holland home. “I was driving through puddles in my driveway one day, and seeing the tracks all over the...

Inspiring, long-surviving disability advocate Walt Lawrence grateful for 50 years of support

He’s been paralyzed from the neck down for 50 years and that makes Walt Lawrence either the longest surviving ventilator-dependent quadriplegic in B.C. or darn close to it. “He’s outlived any statistical, predictive model. He’s...
Sip-and-Puff Mouse

The ‘Sup” A Open Source Sip-and-Puff Mouse for Quadriplegics

A friend and I recently worked on creating a device for a Quadriplegic they know to allow him to use his computer. After some research, we decided on a "Sip-n-puff" combined with a joystick...

LipSync Pilot: Recruitment is Underway

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adpv7nWJDu0 An estimated 1,000,000 people in Canada and the United States have limited or no use of their arms—meaning they are unable to use touchscreen devices that could provide access to helpful apps and services. Thanks...
Todd Stabelfeldt and Karen Stabelfeldt

Assistive Technology: A Love Story

Tecla user’s love story comes true with the help of assistive technology TORONTO, January 31, 2017 - In a world where most communication now occurs via text instead of in person, one out of...

iPhone Sip and Puff Prototype

http://youtu.be/LB1D39O3mp4 Prototype hardware and software to implement sip and puff on an iPhone for environment controls. The Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center for Wireless Technologies is sponsored by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)...