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SafePath

Safepath is an accessibility app that offers real time sidewalk obstruction data to allow users with disabilities to safely plan their routes. Safepath empowers communities to leverage crowdsourced sidewalk data to make informed decisions that enable safe and accessible city wayfaring. Safepath crowdsources information by encouraging communities to record sidewalk or pathway inconveniences, risks, or dangers. By inputting this data, they're helping their disabled neighbours travel safely.

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Boreas

Boreas is an alarm clock specially designed for people with hearing disabilities, it was meant to bring a new level of communication between user and object. Boreas alarm clock will awaken the user by blowing wind and change the temperature according to the season. The wind blowing and change of the temperature can softly bring a person to the stage of awakening. Also, the designers have considered an alarm sound for the general users, using the sound of an ancient wind instrument, so it would complement the functionality of the design.

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Saor

Saor, translated from Irish meaning free, is an enabling dexterity assistive device created in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The aim of this project was to provide those with dexterity or fine motor skill issues the opportunity to express themselves, feel empowered, gain independence and freedom, and be involved in activities using writing, drawing or painting, by creating a basic yet functional and reliable product that was affordable, accessible and adaptable.

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Phlegon

Imagine spending an entire day sitting in a chair no getting up or relief from being in one position is easier than it sounds. This feeling is something anyone who uses a wheelchair can attest to; while the freedom is fantastic, the design needs a fresh breath of air. This prompted the designers to design a powered wheelchair for utmost comfort and ease of use in varied situations. The resulting blueprint is a balanced combination of postural support, propulsion, portability, stability, and flexibility of use while outdoors.

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Elderly

Elderly is a good solution to the problem that the elderly cannot hear the sound of TV due to hearing loss when the family is watching TV. The remote control is equipped with a magnetic stereo, and can be placed next to the elderly to become a stereo transmitting sound. It will not disturb the family watching TV, but also allow the elderly and other family members to have a better sound experience. The grooves designed on the TV BOX make it convenient for the elderly to put back and take out the remote control, preventing forgetting and loss.

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WF02

It has a structure specifically designed to adjust wheelchairs for people with spinal cord injuries and other disabilities, and can read the dimensions of each part from its on-board distance sensors to create specifications for custom-made wheelchairs and to obtain useful information for adjusting wheelchairs already being ridden by the subject. Wf02 can be adjusted in a wide range of ways to support all the adjustments that a conventional custom-made manual wheelchair has, and one Wf02 can be used for people with mild disabilities as well as people with severe disabilities.

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