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About the Program
Target Audience: Occupational Therapists, Assistive Technology Professionals, Family
and Professional Caregivers, Wheelchair Users
For wheelchair users who struggle to maneuver safely or just need more spatial awareness,
Braze Mobility has created the world’s first blind spot sensors that can be added
to any wheelchair and transform it into a “smart” wheelchair. Our system automatically
detects obstacles and provides feedback to the user through intuitive lights, sounds,
Join the webinar and chat with Dr. Pooja Viswanthan, who has incorparated over a decade
of smart wheelchair research to bring you and your clients the world’s first blind
spot sensors for wheelchairs.
Participants will learn:
- At least 3 benefits of blind spot sensors and scenarios where they are used
- At least 3 types of user feedback that blind spot sensors can provide
- At least 3 advantages of blind spot sensors over semi-autonomous wheelchairs
About the Presenters
Dr. Pooja Viswanathan
Dr. Viswanathan has a passion for improving accessibility and independence for people
with physical disabilities. She has completed doctoral and post-doctoral research
in robotics and assistive technologies and has been working with smart wheelchair
technology for over a decade.