---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a bowl that slopes to be easily used by individuals who have upper extremity or fine motor disabilities, such as trembling hands, or arthritis.
The 3D Printed Bread Knife is a 3D printed kitchen knife design is made for elderly users or individuals who have arthritis to allow them to practice cutting and to learn how to cut safely and effectively.
This product is a prosthetic ear made at a low cost compared to having plastic surgery and is designed for people with one ear. The final prototype was made of resin and then 3 dimension printed in silicone.
The 3D Printed Pairing Knife is a kitchen knife designed for elderly users or individuals who have arthritis to allow them to learn how to cut safely and effectively. It is one of four kitchen knife concepts developed.
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: As part of a class project, a team of MIT students created a prototype design of a Braille labeler for individuals with visual impairments (blind) to label objects they use.
The Ability App is a prototype mobile application designed to help the individuals with disabilities navigate the world. The app shows users where wheelchair ramps are and what locations are service-animal friendly.
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of an adapted paddle launch vehicle that allows for the launch and retrieval of a kayak and also allows the kayaker to transfer from their wheelchair to the kayak then safely launch the kayak into the
The Adapted ring pen holder is designed to aid people with arthritis or fine motor disabilities or other gripping disabilities. The device does not require tightly gripping, helping to relieve the the muscle pain from holding a pen.