The Divinità (pictured top / left) is a mobility platform developed by Brazilian company GreenInnovation. It is a customizable wheelchair that can be upgraded in a matter of minutes to a Full Power version (middle image) or an Off Road version (bottom image/right). Upgrades can be permanent or temporary thanks to the purchase of a “plug and ride kit”, offering the user infinite possibilities. Hefestoshop.com is GreenInnovation’s exclusive distributor in Europe.
Colibri is a head mouse that can connect to any computer or smartphone via Bluetooth. Colibri has been designed to enable people with little or no control over their hands and arms (typically patients with tetraplegia, but it can be extended to users with other degrees of spinal cord injury, stroke, spinal muscular atrophy, cerebral palsy, congenital deformity and others). Colibri is designed for anyone with limited hand and arm movement, provided they retain a neurotypical cognitive level and good voluntary control of head movements. It is manufactured by TIX Systems, a Brazilian company specializing in the development of accessibility products.
The PiMu has proved very useful, particularly for children with autism or Down’s syndrome. Given its features, the PiMu is a
highly interactive device that stimulates children
with sensory challenges to interact with other people and objects to create music.
Lysa is a robotic guide dog designed to help visually impaired people move around safely in enclosed spaces such as museums and large shopping malls. Equipped with multiple sensors, a high-resolution camera, obstacle avoidance intelligence and object recognition AI, she talks to the user, providing important information about her surroundings. Lysa is currently deployed in numerous museums, hospitals and airports, and has just arrived in France! It was developed by Vix Systems and won the latest MAPFRE Accessibility Innovation Competition.