Here is the problem statement that four senior engineering students at Olivet Nazarene University (ONU) will work to solve over the next school year.
His Wheels has worked endlessly to improve its current trike model to be as user-friendly, cost-efficient, durable, and safe as possible. Though the hand-pedaled model serves a plethora of disabled people internationally, it still falls short in being able to mobilize quadriplegic or fully paralyzed clients. Due to a significant lack of funding, prior research regarding this topic has been primitive. Our group has thus been tasked with researching and developing a prototype and working model of an EEG technology which will power a visually evoked trike. The working trike should be able to mobilize fully paralyzed passengers based upon neurological, or electrochemical, cues. (more…)
On Tuesday October 15th after leaving Anderson University (AU) and before Alice and Kevin arrived back to Wheaton, IL,four hours later, there was a thank you email waiting for us from the professor who invited HWI to come. “Thank you very much for the informative and enjoyable meeting today. (more…)
Last week Kevin, our engineer and Alice went on a three College/University tour. On Monday, Oct. 14th we met with Spring Arbor University (SAU) Faculty in Michigan. We were joined by a business school professor from Immanuel University’s (Hyderabad, India) new master’s in business program.
Then on Oct. 15th we traveled on to Anderson University (AU) located in Anderson, Indiana. (more…)
“I just wanted you to know that in early September the His Wheels International tricycle arrived in Niger. I have it stored in a room waiting the return of the physical therapist …who I think will be excited to see it….She will be back this coming weekend. Maybe we can assemble it together. I will keep you posted.” (more…)