Dati is seeking a solution so that he can have more independence while eating, and therefore spend more time working on his biggest passion – graphic design. Dati lives with hand tremors and finds it difficult to hold and use cutlery without assistance. A possible solution must be affordable and easy to use without a carer/parent.
Team Dati have created a robotic feeding system that can be controlled by Dati's foot. An open-source robotic arm has been adapted to include cutlery attachments, and can be moved in a scooping motion. The system also includes an interactive bowl/plate mover for ease of use.
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