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    • The Offset Pivot Wheelchair 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Georgia Institute of Technology. Rehabilitation Engineering and Applied Research Lab (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010)
      This design utilizes a forward offset drive wheel to shorten the overall length of the chair, bring the handrim forward facilitating a better propultion stroke and position the drive wheels closer to the center of mass ...
    • One-Handed Keyboards 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Tech Connections (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2001-02)
      Standard keyboards can be difficult to use for single-handed typists. They might find that typing is laborious, time consuming, and inefficient. Single-handed typists might range from having carpal tunnel in one hand, ...
    • Outcomes of an Assistive Technology Intervention Among Wheeled Mobility Users 

      Harris, Frances; Sprigle, Stephen (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007)
      This paper reports the outcomes of an assistive technology (AT) intervention among seating and mobility clients at an acute rehabilitation hospital between 2002 and 2004. Three instruments, OTFACT, PIADS, and the ATOM, ...
    • Outcomes of an Expert vs. Usual Care Intervention for Manual Wheelchairs 

      Harris, Frances (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008)
      The importance of the assistive technology (AT) device acquisition process is well documented. Service delivery has been cited as a key factor in the high rates of device nonuse or abandonment, accidents, and fraud and ...
    • Outcomes of an Expert vs. Usual Care Intervention for Manual Wheelchairs 

      Hoenig, Helen; Harris, Frances; Griffiths, Patricia; Sanford, Jon; Sprigle, Stephen (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008)
    • Portable Gage for Pressure Ulcer Detection 

      Wang, Qi; Kong, Linghua; Sprigle, Stephen; Hayward, Vincent (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006)
      A hand held instrument has been developed and tested that can detect subtle changes in the skin properties by measuring its biomechanical response.The portable and handheld design makes it suitable for the detection of ...
    • Positioning tweel technology for the wheelchair market 

      Sprigle, Stephen (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-06-01)
    • Power Wheelchairs 101 

      Kreutz, David (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-09-18)
    • Reading Systems 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Tech Connections (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003-07)
      Reading challenges can affect people who are blind or have low vision, those with learning disabilities or low literacy skills, as well as those who have difficulty holding books or documents. These individuals may benefit ...
    • (SBIR) Resource materials for home modifications 

      Bruce, Carrie M. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-06-09)
    • The Science of Interface Pressure Mapping - Updates for Clinical Application 

      Davis, Kim; Sprigle, Stephen (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008)
      Interface pressure mapping (IPM) has long been a useful assessment tool to augment the seating evaluation. Technological improvements in both hardware and software have made steady advances across manufacturers. Likewise, ...
    • The Science of Seat Cushions 

      Sprigle, Stephen; Pratt, Sharon (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007)
    • Single sensor that outputs narrowband multispectral images 

      Kong, Linghua; Yi, Dingrong; Sprigle, Stephen; Wang, Fengtao; Wang, Chao; Liu, Fuhan; Adibi, Ali; Tummala, Rao (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Society for Optical Engineering, 2010-01)
      We report the work of developing a hand-held (or miniaturized), low-cost, stand-alone, real-time-operation, narrow bandwidth multispectral imaging device for the detection of early stage pressure ulcers.
    • Study on Alleviation Pressure Cushion 

      Kong, Linghua; Sprigle, Stephen; Davis, Kim; Wang, Chao (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-06)
      The alleviation pressure (AP) cushion is a dynamic cushion system with three bladders at the pelvic region. The bladders can be deflated and inflated in a certain sequence to relieve the pressure on the ischial ...
    • Temperature and Humidity at the Buttock-Wheelchair Cushion Interface 

      Sprigle, Stephen; Eicholtz, Matthew R. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009)
    • Understanding Tilt-in-Space Use in Shepherd Center Clients 

      Sonenblum, Sharon Eve (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-08-18)
    • Understanding Wheelchair Use Patterns: Tilt-in-Space 

      Sonenblum, Sharon Eve; Sprigle, Stephen; Harris, Frances; Maurer, Chris (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03)
    • Use of GPS and Sensor-based Instrumentation as a Supplement to Self-Report in Studies of Activity and Participation 

      Lankton, Shawn; Sonenblum, Sharon Eve; Sprigle, Stephen; Wolf, Jean; Oliveira, Marcelo (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005)
      To obtain more accurate quantitative results when monitoring people’s daily activities we have developed a passive data monitoring system. This Wheelchair Activity Monitoring Instrument known as the WhAMI uses odometers, ...
    • User-Centered Development of a Braking System for Manual Wheelchairs 

      Jowers, Jonathan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009)
    • Vehicle Lifts and Ramps 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Tech Connections (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003-06)
      Transportation for a person in a manual wheelchair, power wheelchair or scooter involves several issues. Individuals may purchase a vehicle that has already been modified, or they may choose to modify a new or used vehicle. ...