Andrea loves to go fishing with her dad and is an early adopter of technology. Currently, Andrea uses an electric wheelchair controlled by a head point. When fishing with her dad, he puts the rod on her tray and helps her to reel in the fish once caught. Andrea would like to be able to fish more independently and thus go fishing more often.
This device is mounted to Andrea's chair; it detects when fish are biting and amplifies the vibrations to provide tactile feedback. Andrea will then be able to reel in fish by pressing a button with her head stylus, similar to the system she is already using to communicate. It is self-contained, water resistant, and designed to be packed up easily and travel conveniently.
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