Assistive Tech web interface for target practice at gun range with Raspberry Pi, Pi Wing (FEATHER adapter and CRICKIT) @at_makers @raspberry_pi @adafruit #adafruit
Assistive Tech web interface for target practice at gun range with Raspberry Pi, Pi Wing (FEATHER adapter and CRICKIT) …. (video). As seen on the show and tell!
Micheal (about him here) he says about himself’ “he doesn’t walk, nor does he breathe without the assistance of machines… Michael also doesn’t speak due to a little breathing tube in his throat.” Micheal has SMA, spinal muscular atrophy (This American Life).
This quick video shows how we automated a pistol for Mike Phillips to check off an item on his “Things to Do” list. We also talk about the Raspberry Pi – Feather adapter I made and how we plan to use web interfaces to automate future projects.
ATMakers.org introduces Makers and Assistive Technology (AT) users and give these two communities the tools they need to collaborate.
AT users and those who support them desperately need engineers and technologists to help them with everyday tasks. High School STEM and Robotics students, hobbyists & DIY electronics enthusiasts have the skills necessary to create innovative solutions today: http://atmakers.org/
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