Important Notice!! Due to a realignment of National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) priorities, AbleData will be discontinued on September 27th, 2020. We will post additional information as it becomes available.
DISCONTINUED. (Verified 2/1998) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. Asaflex is a switch operated by either muscle flexion, by slight muscle movement (i.e. Asaflex can distinguish between voluntary and involuntary eyeblinks), or sound.
DISCONTINUED. RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. Sound or muscle tension, body movement, eyeblink or touch switch; activates light scanners, computers, toys, etc. Lightweight sensor is adhered to body or other surfaces to detect sound or movement.
The ASL Adjustable Photo-Electric Sensor with Mono Port, model ASL209_M, is a photo-electric power wheelchair control switch designed for use by individuals with gross motor disabilities or mobility disabilities.
The ASL Adjustable Proximity Sensor with mono port, model ASL208_M, is a sensor switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities, neurological disabilities, or severe physical disabilities.
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of an adapted brain-computer interface (BCI) device which allows individuals with paralysis and/or severe disabilities play music by brain power alone.
DISCONTINUED. (Verified 9/1999) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. BlinkSwitch is a blink detection switch device that allows persons with severe neuromuscular conditions and spinal cord injuries to communicate and to control their environment.
Bubbles is a combination touch switch and motion detection switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This dome-shaped switch can be used to operate any switch-adapted device and features adjustable sensitivity.
The Candy Corn Switch is a proximity sensor switch for people unable to physically operate traditional switches. It activates without the user having to physically touch the switch (within 1 centimeter of the switch).
DISCONTINUED. (Verified 2/2000) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. The Cat's Eye Motion Detector Automatic Light Control is a lamp motion sensor control designed to turn lights on and off automatically in response to motion.