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Open assistive robotic arm for meal

An accessible Robotic arm made from 3D print and open electronic. Make it together

It is not given to everyone to be able to use his arms. When that happens, having a meal could be a nightmare and making you depend on someone. Helping robotic’s solutions exist on the market but cost several thousand dollars. Since october 2018 and a collaborative work at the Besanon’s Hacking health, we believe that it is possible to realize a low cost open assistive robotic arm for meals, simple and accessible. We have designed prototypes made from 3D printed parts and open source electronic hardware which will facilitates reproductibility and access to hardware. These prototypes are from a mechanical design point of view suitable for adults, wheelchair users or children at the table. We now need to continue the programming work and some design points to make it transportable, safe and functional for meals. We want to federate a community to design together this open assistive robotic arm and ensure its dissemination. We need You !”

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