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Modular Gaming Controller


Metro Makeathon




Gemma is a specialist Occupational Therapist & Assistive Technology Consultant that has come to TOM: Melbourne with a challenge from her client Alex. Alex would like to create a customised gaming controller that can be used with one hand. There is an increasing need for adaptive controllers for console games, drones and other remote-control cars that require hand control.


The ‘CanPlay Station’ is a modular Playstation4 controller featuring a tray with large buttons, a head switch and customisable joysticks positioned to suit Alex’s range of motion. The large controls are easy to press or manipulate. Their position can also be changed as needed so that they are easier to reach. Head switch buttons enable Alex to hold 2 buttons down at the same time while still using the joystick. The 3.5 mm jacks used as connectors make this system compatible with a wide range of adaptive switches.

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