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Implementation of a low cost hands free wheelchair controller

Chadi Fouad Riman

Abstract


The aim of this project is to ease mobility for people with upper and lower disability in order to live independently. This paper presents the design steps and specification to a low cost hands free eye-blink controller to control and electric wheelchair. Nowadays, people are using joystick to control motorized wheelchair. The eye-blink controller technology gives an alternative solution to mobility problem; especially for the people who are quadriplegics. By interfacing eye-blink controller, the directions of the wheelchair are controlled. This report will provide the designing step, related solutions, and component details and specifications.


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mobility; smart controller interface; disability; assistive technology; embedded systems

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14807/ijmp.v11i3.1056

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