Gabriella Cammarata
interaction designer
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Copy of MakerBrace Orthotic

Assistive Technology + Digital Fabrication

MakerBrace Orthotic

2018

Low cost orthotic design and fabrication for children at NYU Langone Medical, in collaboration with CHIDS, the NYU Ability Project, and the NYU MakerSpace

 
 

The challenge we were presented with….

The Challenge

 

Splinting, Current Solutions

 

We decided to address this problem by…

The Concept

 

Photos of old braces and testing videos - process

 

My role evolved along with the project itself …

My Role

 

The iterative design process was essential to this project…

Research & Prototyping

 

We were able to design and fabricate a reliable, functioning brace that is currently being used in clinical trials.

The Results

 
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The Team

Victoria Bill, Gui-Hui Liu, Maggie Shao, Ryan Ho Ming Chan, Jessica Si, Vy-linh Gale, Sicheng Zhao, Andy Garcia