ATMakers.org in partnership with The AbleGamers Charity and GRA-V Robotics have designed a new device called the Freedom Wing. It allows you to take a joystick from a power wheelchair and plug it into the device and then via an Xbox Adaptive Controller use wheelchair controls for gaming. The device is Adafruit Feather Wing compatible and open-source MIT Creative Commons license. For more information see the video above or these links below.
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