Innovation for Independence

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Ideas

We want YOU to capture OUR imagination with YOUR innovation! You can also check out the Wishlist page and see if your idea relates to people's needs. 

As your ideas are submitted, they will be published here.

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E-dis

a central digital point for a hub of services and online instruments dedicated to the wellbeing and advancement of the disability community in Society “enabling disabled people, not disabling”.

by MagicMiracle | 0

MYLA - My Life Assistant

We are proposing a Virtual Assistant which helps elderly and people with disabilities to manage their daily lives, send and receive messages, being reminded of daily life routines, provide safe and easy access to internet, take away the feeling of loneliness and keep co

by helpinghand | 0
eLansafe

Intelligent home energy local area network system; eLansys

Despite all the advances in technology to date, we still manually switch the power back on, when a light blows or circuit is overloaded.

by elansysdc | 0

GeorgiePhone

We are three years into creating GeorgiePhone which enables blind, low vision techno-phobic people to enjoy the benefits of an Android smartphone.

by rogerwh1 | 0

Textile Based Assistive Wearable Robot

Recent advances in exoskeletons have demonstrated how wearable robotic can enable paralytics to walk again. People with Parkinson’s disease (PD) may potentially benefit from such technology to assist their mobility.

by denishuen | 0

PAapp

PAapp is a new exciting innovative Smartphone App & Device that will assist disabled people & vulnerable users in both an emergency and with medical appointments. PAapp will also offer accessible advisory assistance through a dedicated call centre setting.

by nencotterell | 0

The Accessible Music Project

The idea is progress from a prototype “Musical Prosthesis”. This prosthesis allows people with either cognitive or motor impairments to actively participate in music. There are dual benefits.

by Michael Philip ... | 0

Textile Based Assistive Wearable Robot

Recent advances in exoskeletons have demonstrated how wearable robotic can enable paralytics to walk again. People with Parkinson’s disease (PD) may potentially benefit from such technology to assist their mobility.

by denishuen | 0

"See Safe" - Mobile Application

We would like to develop a “See Safe”. What is “See Safe”. “See Safe” is a mobile phone application that in real time notifies road users of approaching danger or hazard and navigate disabled and blind people outdoors and indoors.

by Seagull Sky | 0
Phonicks graphic - an example from one of the trials of the software

Phonicks

Literacy is a basic requirement to function effectively in society. People with speech and/or learning difficulties, face extra barriers to attain literacy.

by neelshearer | 0

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