Home Health and Safety

Tools to allow personal management of health issues and home safety.
Square radio with a fold-out crank in the center and a carrying handle at the top. There are buttons below the handle and a display on the front.

A weather radio that can be powered via the integrated solar panel, hand crank or standard home outlet. It's also a portable smartphone charger and LED flashlight. 

Various models of timer switches, two of which resemble a standard analog clock timer that plugs directly into a wall outlet. The other two have digital displays and menu buttons.

Form of environmental control that allows users to program their appliances (coffee makers, lights, sprinkler systems, etc.) to operate automatically according to a schedule.

Various models of safes, ranging from short and rectangular black devices (resembling microwaves) with keypads and small LCD panels, to taller, vertical-standing safes, which resemble mini refrigerators.

Accessible in-room safe provides users with visual or auditory disabilities a way to safely lock and unlock the safe and store their valuables.

A white, rectangular device with a round white socket at the top.

A "Plug and Play" device that allows users to send out a warning signal using a control or switch that best suits the user's needs. A family member or caregiver will receive an acoustic warning signal when you activate the alarm.

Three white rectangular boxes. The first, the door unit, includes a speaker at the top and a screen with a doorbell icon below. The second, the room unit, includes a speaker at the top and a  lack screen below with icons for speaking and for a key. The last object is the central unit, which includes a single port on the bottom.

A door phone that is suitable for disabled, speech-disabled, and elderly users. A door unit is attached outside a door, which allows the user to call in the home for a conversation and also open the door.

A black cylindrical device with a cord attached to the end.

A sensor that is suitable for users who experience difficulty controlling movements. Any movement crossing the large sensing range of the beam will activate the switch.

Black square with the word Cog written in scrip and a leaf coming out of the top of the letter C.

An indoor/outdoor navigation app that is designed to help people with visual impairments explore the world without vision. 

Screenshot showing a 2x4 grid of images of everyday safety-related situations with a descriptive word underneath them.

An accessible learning tool that provides self-directed sessions for 27 important safety skills topics and is specifically designed to be used directly by individuals with autism, learning or other developmental disabilities at their own pace.

Flow diagram showing a picture of a woman saying "hello HAL" with a blue line connecting her to an image of a desktop computer with a blue line that connects to a drawing of a house.

A home control system that enables people with severe physical disabilities, spinal cord injury, and upper extremity disabilities to monitor and control all of the devices in their home by voice, the web or a variety of other interfaces.

Photograph of a woman wearing sunglasses walking down a path in the woods and using a cane.

A free wayfinding technology for blind, low-vision, and mobility-challenged pedestrians. Accessible online and via the ClickAndGo Wayfinding App, it provides narrative directions, low-vision maps, and real-time location support (via iBeacon technology).