Instructables: exploring - assistive-technology http://www.instructables.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:47:36 PDT BLOX v1.01 ASSIST-ME: A SLIDE PROJECTOR DESIGNED FOR WORKSHOP http://www.instructables.com/id/ASSIST-ME-A-SLIDE-PROJECTOR-DESIGNED-FOR-WORKSHOP/
ASSIST-ME: A SLIDE PROJECTOR DESIGNED FOR WORKSHOP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/1CI3/HZB3ICFB/FMC1CI3HZB3ICFB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/1CI3/HZB3ICFB/FMC1CI3HZB3ICFB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/1CI3/HZB3ICFB/FMC1CI3HZB3ICFB.SMALL.jpg Captain Vyom INTRODUCTION This project is an example of how an advancement in one technology can give new life to old products. Computer, affordable high resolution printing and bright LED are three technologies that are used in this instructable for giving new life to old slide projector. Let us have a look at ...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:32:48 PDT
Ultrasonic Headtracker Mouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultrasonic-Headtracker-Mouse/
Ultrasonic Headtracker Mouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/HK0F/HZ9O3IQ0/FUWHK0FHZ9O3IQ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/HK0F/HZ9O3IQ0/FUWHK0FHZ9O3IQ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/HK0F/HZ9O3IQ0/FUWHK0FHZ9O3IQ0.SMALL.jpg j44 I recently rebuilt a headset for a head tracker mouse for a paraplegic chap.This instructable contains a bit of information that might help anyone else trying to do the same. The unit that this headset works with is the PRC Headmaster, Prentke HM-2P. Its a fairly old design but it is based around ul...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:24:08 PDT
DIY Electromyography http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electromyography/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:30:46 PDT
Automatic Braille: English text to Braille mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Braille-English-text-to-Braille-mechanis/
Automatic Braille: English text to Braille mechanism - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/1NZO/HZ13JSZG/FAL1NZOHZ13JSZG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/1NZO/HZ13JSZG/FAL1NZOHZ13JSZG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/1NZO/HZ13JSZG/FAL1NZOHZ13JSZG.SMALL.jpg emikaeuphoriaa This project is done by a group of students from Singapore Polytechnic, School of Electrical and Electronics Engineering. We have a total of 5 members in our group, Siti 'Atikah Bte Mohd Raba'i, Nurridzuan Bin Supardi, Chen Xitong, Toh Lee Ting and Yang Shi Xiang. Our supervisor is Mr Teo Shin Jen.T...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:43:32 PDT
GESTURE ASSISTED REMOTE SWITCH CONTROL FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES http://www.instructables.com/id/GESTURE-ASSISTED-REMOTE-SWITCH-CONTROL-FOR-PEOPLE-/
GESTURE ASSISTED REMOTE SWITCH CONTROL FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/XSEN/HYZ9CY49/F9QXSENHYZ9CY49.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/XSEN/HYZ9CY49/F9QXSENHYZ9CY49.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/XSEN/HYZ9CY49/F9QXSENHYZ9CY49.SMALL.jpg Kiran Raj Many people with physical inability caused either due to disease and injury cannot interact with the outside environment. They cannot easily engage in the simplest act of interaction with the outside world. Assistive Technology which was developed for the disabled range from simple electronic gadget...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 01:29:41 PDT
TV Ears Replacement Ear Buds http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Ears-Replacement-Ear-Buds/
TV Ears Replacement Ear Buds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/5GFH/HYY8KFKW/FM95GFHHYY8KFKW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/5GFH/HYY8KFKW/FM95GFHHYY8KFKW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/5GFH/HYY8KFKW/FM95GFHHYY8KFKW.SMALL.jpg johnapeters Don't pay a bunch of money for replacement tips, instead convert your TV Ears to work with ear buds.When my TV Ears plastic ear hangers broke I decided it was time to do something about it. I had been resisting buying new foam ear tip replacements and I tried different foam things but it only worked...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 11:48:58 PDT
Wearable Assistive Tech Gripper: Doraemon's Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Wearable-Assistive-Tech-Gripper-Doraemons-Hand/
Wearable Assistive Tech Gripper: Doraemon's Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/XZ4L/HYQDTNLA/F9NXZ4LHYQDTNLA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/XZ4L/HYQDTNLA/F9NXZ4LHYQDTNLA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/XZ4L/HYQDTNLA/F9NXZ4LHYQDTNLA.SMALL.jpg SP DASE 1996 This project is done by a group of students from Singapore Polytechnic. We are: Yan Jun Feng, Yeo Ling Zhi Kenny, Chan Keng-Yew Paul,Cheong Kai Xiang, and our supervisor is: Mr. Teo Shin Jen.The Concept of our prototype:A wearable assistive technology device to help human with fore-arm disabilities ...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 01:48:41 PDT
Adapted Outdoor Plant Watering Wand Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Adapted-Outdoor-Plant-Watering-Wand-Holder/
Adapted Outdoor Plant Watering Wand Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/LHLA/HY3ZC5AL/FFTLHLAHY3ZC5AL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/LHLA/HY3ZC5AL/FFTLHLAHY3ZC5AL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/LHLA/HY3ZC5AL/FFTLHLAHY3ZC5AL.SMALL.jpg TCFDATDept For people with significant disabilities outdoor gardening tasks can be very difficult. A traditional 36" outdoor plant watering wand (the kind that attaches to a hose) was attached to a fishing pole holder with a universal clamp that can be attached to any wheelchair or other mobility device. A h...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 05:20:59 PDT
Arm glider upper extremity support http://www.instructables.com/id/Arm-glider-upper-extremity-support/
Arm glider upper extremity support - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/XCXY/HY3ZC4T7/FDJXCXYHY3ZC4T7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/XCXY/HY3ZC4T7/FDJXCXYHY3ZC4T7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/XCXY/HY3ZC4T7/FDJXCXYHY3ZC4T7.SMALL.jpg TCFDATDept An arm glider was fabricated to assist individuals with limited upper extremity strength to perform writing and other motor tasks. Materials 1 piece 4” diameter PVC pipe, 8” long 1 piece 6-1/4" x 8-1/4" piece of 1/4” thick soft foam 1 piece 4-1/2” X 8” x 3/4" plywood, rounded corners...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 05:18:28 PDT
Two person Bucket Buddy for carrying heavy buckets http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-person-Bucket-Buddy-for-carrying-heavy-buckets/
Two person Bucket Buddy for carrying heavy buckets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/0AWW/HY488Z0K/FKQ0AWWHY488Z0K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/0AWW/HY488Z0K/FKQ0AWWHY488Z0K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/0AWW/HY488Z0K/FKQ0AWWHY488Z0K.SMALL.jpg TCFDATDept A two person bucket carrying system was fabricated for students performing vocational training tasks in a farm based setting. The Bucket Buddy not only distributes the weight of the bucket and contents between the two users, but also teaches teamwork required to be successful in vocational tasks. ...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 06:46:11 PDT
DIY You Virtual Reality Headset - Google Cardboard http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-You-Virtual-Reality-Headset-Google-Cardboard/
DIY You Virtual Reality Headset - Google Cardboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/UAN1/HY12LJMI/FJIUAN1HY12LJMI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/UAN1/HY12LJMI/FJIUAN1HY12LJMI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/UAN1/HY12LJMI/FJIUAN1HY12LJMI.SMALL.jpg ElecFreaks From Google I/O listed the Google cardboard , I always want to get one , because of its a low price device feel virtual reality. Unfortunately, failing to buy a google cardboard drove me crazy . So I decided DIY a google cardboard by myself. It just need some tool :1 . Google Cardboard PDF File ...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:43:59 PDT
Lap Desk Stabilizing Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Lap-Desk-Stabilizing-Pad/
Lap Desk Stabilizing Pad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/V8ZN/HXYU3PRQ/FLYV8ZNHXYU3PRQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/V8ZN/HXYU3PRQ/FLYV8ZNHXYU3PRQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/V8ZN/HXYU3PRQ/FLYV8ZNHXYU3PRQ.SMALL.jpg TCFDATDept A stabilizer is added to a commercially available lap tray to provide a stable work surface and encourage upright posture. For individuals with disabilities it is often difficult to sit on a couch or in a recliner and read a book or magazine or write. With the lap desk stabilizing pad, the user s...
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:00:39 PDT
Cheap Haptic Feedback Vest http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Haptic-Feedback-Vest/
Cheap Haptic Feedback Vest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/B7Y0/HXMKUGIF/FTUB7Y0HXMKUGIF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/B7Y0/HXMKUGIF/FTUB7Y0HXMKUGIF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/B7Y0/HXMKUGIF/FTUB7Y0HXMKUGIF.SMALL.jpg hbrumelow This tutorial is how to make a cheap yet functional haptic feedback vest. Materials List 1 Vest (Ideally with pockets or compartments to hold electronics) 2-4 Ultrasonic Sensors 1 Vibration motor for every sensor Wires Arduino Transistors Arduino ProtoShield Procedures (Wiring) Step 1: Conne...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 08:55:57 PDT
Helping Eyes (Mountable Visual Aid) http://www.instructables.com/id/Helping-Eyes-Mountable-Visual-Aid/
Helping Eyes (Mountable Visual Aid) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/BONH/HXLME2FR/FBDBONHHXLME2FR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/BONH/HXLME2FR/FBDBONHHXLME2FR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/BONH/HXLME2FR/FBDBONHHXLME2FR.SMALL.jpg bergerab Do you know someone who is visually impaired? Or have you ever imagined how challenging this may be? Many with this disability navigate surprisingly well despite their lack of vision. However, accidents can still happen in certain circumstances. When a ceiling is low or the design of a building is f...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 12:37:26 PDT
Assistive Technology Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Assistive-Technology-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/64XA/HW37P6L6/FTO64XAHW37P6L6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/64XA/HW37P6L6/FTO64XAHW37P6L6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/64XA/HW37P6L6/FTO64XAHW37P6L6.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink We all need a little help doing what we need to do, especially those of us with limited mobility or motor control! This guide collects some of the best assistive technology projects on Instructables. We've got everything from projects to increase grip on everyday items, ways for wheelchair users to ...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 18:32:50 PDT
Rag squeezing aid for people with only one functional arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Rag-squeezing-aid-for-people-with-only-one-functio/
Rag squeezing aid for people with only one functional arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/8UDR/HW38228J/FOF8UDRHW38228J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/8UDR/HW38228J/FOF8UDRHW38228J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/8UDR/HW38228J/FOF8UDRHW38228J.SMALL.jpg Schotelvoduitwringhulp For a person that only has one functional arm some daily actions could sometimes be difficult. The action of squeezing a rag is an example of this phenomenal. The typical wring motion used to dry a rag requires two functional hands. An option to dry the rag with only one hand is to just squeeze it w...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 08:11:43 PDT
Home Made double layered circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Made-double-layered-circuits/
Home Made double layered circuits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/O96B/HW37KFTG/FNGO96BHW37KFTG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/O96B/HW37KFTG/FNGO96BHW37KFTG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/O96B/HW37KFTG/FNGO96BHW37KFTG.SMALL.jpg myasser2 In this instructable you will know How to make any circuit completely at home using PCB Double layer Circuit Design Designing the layout to be printed In this step I used diptrace simulation software inorder to create the layout to be printed on the pcb. This software is better than many softwar...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 03:52:04 PDT
Kneeguards http://www.instructables.com/id/Kneeguards/
Kneeguards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/CIOK/HW1LVMY5/FMVCIOKHW1LVMY5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/CIOK/HW1LVMY5/FMVCIOKHW1LVMY5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/CIOK/HW1LVMY5/FMVCIOKHW1LVMY5.SMALL.jpg timothy demaegdt While Feline was diagnosed at the young age of 17 with MS (Multiple sclerose) she never gave up the fight against it. Her passion is helping others, so we were lucky to be able to help her.because of the problems and limitations linked to a wheelchair, she likes to move around the house on her knees...
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 09:53:14 PDT
Snoezel (sensory stimulation) tent http://www.instructables.com/id/Snoezel-sensory-stimulation-tent/
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By: FienVanderbeke

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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 03:22:15 PDT
Infrared Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-Pen/
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 08:45:11 PDT
IPhone Earphones Zap Solution http://www.instructables.com/id/Tangle-Earphones-Zap-Solution/
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 07:36:26 PDT
The Pawbin - A dog friendly trashcan http://www.instructables.com/id/Trash-can-Helptool-PAWBIN/
The Pawbin - A dog friendly trashcan - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/GOQP/HW0FTTLB/F2SGOQPHW0FTTLB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/GOQP/HW0FTTLB/F2SGOQPHW0FTTLB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/GOQP/HW0FTTLB/F2SGOQPHW0FTTLB.SMALL.jpg Pawbin The trashcan is a household object that is used a lot during the day. The task of opening and closing a trashcan might seem easy for everyone, but it can be a challenge for some. For people in a wheelchair the opening and closing of a trashcan can still be a hard job, even with a guidance dog. This...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 06:07:20 PDT
DIY Lighter Aid http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lighter-Aid/
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 15:15:51 PDT
Mailbox opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Mailbox-opener/
Mailbox opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/Q286/HVUWF36M/FDKQ286HVUWF36M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/Q286/HVUWF36M/FDKQ286HVUWF36M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/Q286/HVUWF36M/FDKQ286HVUWF36M.SMALL.jpg ElizabethGoetvinck Mailbox openerThe mailbox opener was designed for Christine. 10 years ago, she had a stroke on the left side of her brains so now she has a hemiplegia. Because of this, her right arm is paralyzed and she has an impaired function of the right leg what also includes a foot drop. Also she has a lower r...
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Sat, 31 May 2014 08:12:49 PDT
DIY lamp switch for dogs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-lamp-switch-for-dogs/
DIY lamp switch for dogs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/JQ4C/HV9FWKOI/F1YJQ4CHV9FWKOI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/JQ4C/HV9FWKOI/F1YJQ4CHV9FWKOI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/JQ4C/HV9FWKOI/F1YJQ4CHV9FWKOI.SMALL.jpg jonathanengels Probably you will know them, the standing lamps with a switch on the floor which are handled by feet. Well, if you thought it would be easy to handle them by everyone, you got it wrong anyway! This easy DIY product is specially designed for people who use trained dogs to help them in daily life. The...
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Sat, 17 May 2014 09:11:15 PDT
Switch Controlled Scalextric No3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Switch-Controlled-Scalextric-No3/
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Wed, 14 May 2014 05:35:11 PDT
Motor Skills Learning Music Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Motor-Skills-Learning-Music-Box/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/FWU0/HUL8X6AL/F22FWU0HUL8X6AL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/FWU0/HUL8X6AL/F22FWU0HUL8X6AL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/FWU0/HUL8X6AL/F22FWU0HUL8X6AL.SMALL.jpg brigidrose The Project: Beyonce in a box is a cause and effect toy project that we embarked on during our Assistive Technology (AT) class at NYU. It was initiated by Alex Truesdell, an Occupational Therapist, who is also the founding director of Adaptive Design Association (ADA). Alex was keen to develop a ca...
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Tue, 6 May 2014 12:35:51 PDT
Muse.assist: Assistive Acoustic Guitar Strumming Device http://www.instructables.com/id/Musex/
Muse.assist: Assistive Acoustic Guitar Strumming Device - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/G6IM/HU6RZK80/F9FG6IMHU6RZK80.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/G6IM/HU6RZK80/F9FG6IMHU6RZK80.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/G6IM/HU6RZK80/F9FG6IMHU6RZK80.SMALL.jpg muse-x This device strums an acoustic guitar when prompted by input from an ability switch commonly used by children with Cerebral Palsy. This device was originally created to allow students with CP to participate in a music therapy program and to facilitate their understanding of the production of sound...
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:05:32 PDT
cheapest and easiest stylus ever http://www.instructables.com/id/cheapest-and-easiest-stylis-ever/
cheapest and easiest stylus ever - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/2SPL/HU54MGLT/F6W2SPLHU54MGLT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/2SPL/HU54MGLT/F6W2SPLHU54MGLT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/2SPL/HU54MGLT/F6W2SPLHU54MGLT.SMALL.jpg jiven moodley this is a type of pencil used for android tablets,touch phones,etc what materials you will need you will need a tissue, plastic packet, tape, a pencil and a scissors basics firstly wet the tissue with water fullythen place the tissue into the bag and squish itseperate a huge piece of the tissu...
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:39:45 PDT
See the world as Bits http://www.instructables.com/id/Show-the-world-as-Bits/
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 03:17:43 PDT
Use the MaKey MaKey to make DIY assistive technology for computer access http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-the-MaKey-MaKey-to-make-DIY-assistive-technolo/
Use the MaKey MaKey to make DIY assistive technology for computer access - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/6J8Y/HTUFCU7C/FYS6J8YHTUFCU7C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/6J8Y/HTUFCU7C/FYS6J8YHTUFCU7C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/6J8Y/HTUFCU7C/FYS6J8YHTUFCU7C.SMALL.jpg jasonwebb In this Instructable we will be looking at how to use an innovative device called the MaKey MaKey to create customized, low-cost, DIY computer access interfaces for users with disabilities. What is a computer access interface? A computer access interface is anything you use to interact with your ...
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:07:00 PDT
How to clean memory of your Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Increasing-the-Performance-of-your-Computer/
How to clean memory of your Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/C0U8/HT7P95UL/FN1C0U8HT7P95UL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/C0U8/HT7P95UL/FN1C0U8HT7P95UL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/C0U8/HT7P95UL/FN1C0U8HT7P95UL.SMALL.jpg Procrastinator1 Welcome to this tutorial! Are you facing difficulties with the performance of your computer?  This tutorial will help you improve the performance of your computer or mac book. Using simple tricks and software you will be able to ensure that your computer is working without problems.   Some aspect...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 17:16:17 PDT
Drive a car with Menox hand controls http://www.instructables.com/id/Drive-a-car-with-Menox-hand-controls/
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 07:05:13 PDT
Audio Typist Foot Pedal http://www.instructables.com/id/Audio-Typist-Foot-Pedal/
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 15:23:45 PDT
Use of LoL Shield on pcDuino http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-of-LoL-Shield-on-pcDuino/
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 18:49:05 PDT
Replacing the Power Chair Bearings- Permobile C300 http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-the-Power-Chair-Bearings-Permobile-C300/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/7XNO/HSM54NII/FEE7XNOHSM54NII.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/7XNO/HSM54NII/FEE7XNOHSM54NII.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/7XNO/HSM54NII/FEE7XNOHSM54NII.SMALL.jpg NelsonStudios Living a life of limited mobility is difficult, to do so in the country more so.  Living where a service call might take 2 weeks, more if parts are needed can make owning a power chair frustrating.  I have worked with Kelli's chairs since she was a student of mine.  This new chair is very nice but h...
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 08:58:18 PDT
How to Embed Youtube videos on a PC in Powerpoint 2010 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Embed-Youtube-videos-on-a-PC-in-Powerpoint-/
How to Embed Youtube videos on a PC in Powerpoint 2010 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/782N/HSBWQ4NQ/FIE782NHSBWQ4NQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/782N/HSBWQ4NQ/FIE782NHSBWQ4NQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/782N/HSBWQ4NQ/FIE782NHSBWQ4NQ.SMALL.jpg smily71189 Have you ever given a presentation and had to exit in order to play a Youtube video?  This can greatly throw off the flow of any PowerPoint presentation, and can easily be avoided.  You would think Microsoft had an easy way to insert the movies, but if you aren't a PowerPoint expert, it can be fairl...
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Sat, 8 Mar 2014 08:19:18 PST
Nutrition Monitor for the Elderly http://www.instructables.com/id/Nutrition-Monitor-for-the-Elderly/
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 20:22:12 PST
Fused CFL as Replacement for Electronic Choke (Ballast) For TubeLight http://www.instructables.com/id/Fused-CFL-as-Replacement-for-Electronic-Choke-Ball/
Fused CFL as Replacement for Electronic Choke (Ballast) For TubeLight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/5S8J/HR3EO6AD/F4N5S8JHR3EO6AD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/5S8J/HR3EO6AD/F4N5S8JHR3EO6AD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/5S8J/HR3EO6AD/F4N5S8JHR3EO6AD.SMALL.jpg nikhilojha How to use unused CFL (or damaged) in place of ballast in tubelight About the Project Hi,Today i m going to tell about a very interesting project. This project helps in saving environment because it is a type of recycling damage CFL.You also Save Money Ingredients You require the following thi...
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 05:02:19 PST
How to use a green screen in Adobe Premiere http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-green-screen-in-Adobe-Premiere/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/PSKV/HQDUTPOA/FWOPSKVHQDUTPOA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/PSKV/HQDUTPOA/FWOPSKVHQDUTPOA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/PSKV/HQDUTPOA/FWOPSKVHQDUTPOA.SMALL.jpg Wyatt_H This tutorial will show you how to use a green screen in Adobe Premiere for this you will obviously need Adobe Premiere and a green screen. import the clip you want to use into premiere and what you want to change the green screen to. What ever clip is on video layer one will show in the back, every...
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 10:03:37 PST
Hdd Turntable http://www.instructables.com/id/Hdd-Turntable/
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 16:42:07 PST
A simple way to make electronics easier to use without soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/A-simple-way-to-make-electronics-easier-to-use-wit/
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 15:11:32 PST
Step by Step Guide: How to install a Voip system on your office. http://www.instructables.com/id/Step-by-Step-Guide-How-to-install-a-Voip-system-on/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/IB6U/HPBZU1VU/FKPIB6UHPBZU1VU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/IB6U/HPBZU1VU/FKPIB6UHPBZU1VU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/IB6U/HPBZU1VU/FKPIB6UHPBZU1VU.SMALL.jpg Switch2Voip Have you ever wanted to make calls using your internet connection? Well i have good news for you, today i bring you 2 options to make calls using your Internet, you will only need to buy an Analog Telephone Adapter and signup for a business VoIP provider such as Switch2Voip or Skype to start making ...
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 09:07:23 PST
The Frequency Shifting Hearing Aid http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-High-Frequency-Hearing-Loss-and-the-Frequenc/
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Tue, 3 Dec 2013 23:55:32 PST
Lunch Maker http://www.instructables.com/id/Lunch-Maker/
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 19:14:02 PST
Adding Fractions http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-Fractions-2/
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 08:58:25 PST
Camera Shoulder Mount Red Rock Zacuto Professional http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-Shoulder-Mount-Red-Rock-Zacuto-Professional/
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Fri, 22 Nov 2013 17:03:12 PST
Accessible Zipper Pull http://www.instructables.com/id/Accessible-Zipper-Pull/
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Mon, 18 Nov 2013 10:17:09 PST
Mashisho - Upcycling Scrap Metal and Electronics at Gearbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Mashisho-Upcycling-Scrap-Metal-and-Electronics-at-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/4VJX/HNT42OWE/FC44VJXHNT42OWE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/4VJX/HNT42OWE/FC44VJXHNT42OWE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/4VJX/HNT42OWE/FC44VJXHNT42OWE.SMALL.jpg Gearboxmakers The Gearbox team and makers wanted to give a local feel to the Creative Reuse event and for this reason by not only working with  we will be working with e-waste and what would otherwise be trash to create amazing projects,. To do this, we were lucky to have Cyrus Kabiru  join us for the event. Cyru...
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Sun, 10 Nov 2013 21:10:14 PST
How to Migrate All Data from Shopify to Magento in 7 Easy Steps http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Migrate-All-Data-from-Shopify-to-Magento-in/
How to Migrate All Data from Shopify to Magento in 7 Easy Steps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/FTZ9/HNP9648Q/F33FTZ9HNP9648Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/FTZ9/HNP9648Q/F33FTZ9HNP9648Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/FTZ9/HNP9648Q/F33FTZ9HNP9648Q.SMALL.jpg ystakh Today more and more people decide to launch an online store. Now there is no need to be a programming guru to set up a prosperous web store. Wide range of shopping carts offer a possibility choose a platform that will help to manage a store with minimum efforts. All e-Commerce platforms can be divid...
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 09:46:07 PST