We are 6 students from the University of Calgary, each studying a different field of engineering. In TOM Calgary 2015, we were paired with Gloria Rubio and tasked with developing tools to aid the visually-impaired.
Part of TOM Calgary 2015
We are to design an accessory for a wheelchair to be able to traverse snow.
Hillary is living with Rett Syndrome with no verbal communication capacity and limited fine+gross motor skill. A modified furniture/device/process is required such that she can join her family in regular meals and interactions
A cane that also incorporates an arm that can pick up dropped objects to ensure the user doesn't have to bend down, and potentially loose balance.
Rose's Cane: Extra set of hands