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    • 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. ...
    • Voice Input Systems 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Tech Connections (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2002-03)
      Voice input computer systems (or speech recognition systems) learn how a particular user pronounces words and uses information about these speech patterns to guess what words are being spoken. Voice input systems are useful ...
    • What Laws & Rulings Impact the Accessibility of Online Distance Education? 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Georgia Tech Research on Accessible Distance Education (GRADE) (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003)
      As usage of the computer and Internet proliferates, there is an increasing need for information technology, including online distance education, to be accessible to individuals with disabilities. Several laws provide ...
    • What Methods Can Faculty Members Use to Post Accessible Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations to Online Distance Education Courses? 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access; Georgia Tech Research on Accessible Distance Education (GRADE) (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004)
      Microsoft PowerPoint has been referred to as the "killer application" for online distance education. There are five primary ways that an instructor can post a PowerPoint presentation to a distance education platform, as ...
    • Wheelchair Cushion Degradation During Everyday Use 

      Sprigle, Stephen; Nemeth, Michelle E. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009)
    • Wheelchair Cushions-The Science Behind Seating 

      Sprigle, Stephen; Call, Evan W.; Pratt, Sharon (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006)