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Alarms!!! 3/13/18

On March 3rd 2018, a group of five students visited the Hunt house to discuss some new projects for the upcoming months. Before learning about the engineering solutions we would be challenged to create, we learned even more about the lifestyles of Ella and her family. One of the major Read more…

By Italia Fields, ago
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ATIA Jan 31- Feb 3

ATIA stands for the Assistive Technology Industry Association, a collection of engineers, manufacturers, and designers who serve the world by developing solutions to problems through assistive technology. Ass  istive technology consists of anything that can aid those with disabilities in their daily lives, whether it is a high tech communication device, Read more…

By Italia Fields, ago
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Merry Christmas Hunt Family!!!

Over Christmas break, Penn Robotics Team 135 drove out to the Hunt family to deliver some newly designed gifts! It was amazing to see Ella grab the ribbon on the gift, she has been getting so much stronger since our last visit. Once Ella ripped the package open, she revealed two brand Read more…

By Italia Fields, ago
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Chair Coding 6/2/17

On June 2nd, Penn Robotics Student David Li was responsible for making sure Ella’s chair was fully functional with the code from Mr. Binko. After configuring the IDE and updating the board firmware, he uploaded the code to the BlueFruit Feather, which allows Ella to control her chair with switches. Read more…

By Italia Fields, ago