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Helping Hand

 

Helping Hand

Project Collaboration with UCP.

It replaces the armrest and it becomes a “helping arm”. It keeps the door open as the user goes through without the risk of getting hurt or damaging the wheelchair.


Solution

An affordable wheelchair attachment that easily help wheelchair users open doors.

Problem

Identify an issue and discover what causes anguish for individuals at UCP. 


Design Insight

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How can we provide independence?

How can we improve safety for wheelchair users?


Ideation

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Product Development and Prototypes

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Functionality and Renderings

1. Retract

2. Swing

3. Push

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