technology innovations for persons with disabilities tiped n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Technology Innovations for Persons with Disabilities ( TIPeD ) PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Technology Innovations for Persons with Disabilities ( TIPeD )

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 18

Technology Innovations for Persons with Disabilities ( TIPeD ) - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 108 Views
  • Uploaded on

Department of Veterans Affairs. Technology Innovations for Persons with Disabilities ( TIPeD ). Mary Goldberg, MEd. Education & Outreach Coordinator. Jon Pearlman, PhD. Assistant Professor, RST, SHRS. Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Technology Innovations for Persons with Disabilities ( TIPeD )' - vidar


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
technology innovations for persons with disabilities tiped

Department of Veterans Affairs

Technology Innovations for Persons with Disabilities (TIPeD)

Mary Goldberg, MEd

Education & Outreach Coordinator

Jon Pearlman, PhD

Assistant Professor, RST, SHRS

Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology

School of Health and Rehabilitation SciencesHuman Engineering Research Laboratories

tiped program
TIPeD Program

Supplement ASPIRE & QoLT REU programs

-Support Product Development Projects

motivation
Motivation

Assistive Technology (can) help people live independently & participate in society

But poor designs undermine the benefit

how universities help
How Universities Help

Leverage Interdisciplinary Programs

Work on grant-funded product development

Develop & transfer technologies

herl technology development
HERL Technology Development

Commercialized products

3 patents awarded; 9 pending

Established business partners

Multidisciplinary faculty, students, & staff driving innovations

tiped program structure
TIPeD Program Structure

Interdisciplinary team

Solicited ideas from faculty

Develop project mission

Determine commercial potential

Feasible 10-week objectives

training model
Training Model
  • Weekly team meetings + speaker series
  • Objectives
    • Technical: benchmarking & design revisions
    • Business: market estimation & commercialization plan
  • Deliverables
    • Weekly updates (pechakucha style)
    • Business Plan (Coulter or E-teams template)
    • Slideshow (template)
    • Elevator Pitch (REU req)
    • Poster (REU req)
    • MG Wells Design Competition
highlights
Highlights
  • >20 primary students
  • 12 Projects. eg.
    • Wheelchair Restraint System inside a bus
    • Low-cost diabetic footwear for developing countries
    • Smart controller for Power Wheelchairs
    • Smart Anti-Tip System for Wheelchairs
    • Kitchen Cueing Handle
    • Intelligent Drivers’ assessment system
    • Sidewalk Measurement Tools
    • Bed Scale
example project bus buddy
Example Project: Bus Buddy

Novel self-administered containment system

navisection driver evaluation
Navisection (Driver Evaluation)

Objective measurement of drivers’ performanceduring training/evaluation

program highlights
Program Highlights
  • Bus Buddy
    • Company: LINC Design
    • Big Idea Design Competition (runner up)
    • Funded SBIR
  • Navisection
    • Company: Navity, LLC
    • NSF-ICORPS Team Grant
    • Space/Support from Hustle Den (Incubator)
  • PathMet
    • Company formation (soon)
    • NCIIA E-Teams
    • Pitt Gear (Icorps-like) program
acknowledgements
Acknowledgements

Funding: National Collegiate Innovators & Inventors Alliance Grant #7563-10, National Science Foundation Grants EEC0540866 & EEC0849878, Berg Center for Ethics & Leadership

2011 & 2012 students & mentors