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Project Information / Information sur le projet
Possible technologies involved / Technologies possibles impliquées: CAD, 3D printing, machining.
Project Type / Type de projet : General
Expected project cost / Coût prévu du projet cost: $50
Project background / Contexte du projet
A computer mouse can be difficult for a person with a disability to use. The user needs to be able to grasp the mouse, move it around in a controlled fashion on a table, and often hold down a button while making these movements. There are mouse alternatives which are devices that may let a person move the computer cursor more easily with their hand, or by not using hands at all. They include trackballs, joysticks, touch screens, head pointers, and touch pads. One area that still remains a problem is controlled movement of a computer mouse for persons that suffer from tremors from a variety of causes. 

Your task is to create a computer mouse and/or its operation so that as the person moves the mouse on a pad or surface, the tremors are reduced sufficiently to enable the person to accurately carry out their tasks on the screen including doing detailed work such as line drawing. 

Past attempts / Tentatives précédentes
This project has not been worked on previously however reference can be made to a few previous projects ‘Assistive Touchscreen Device’ or 'Accessible Digital Drawing' for the approach used in increasing accuracy for a person with tremors using a stylus and using different keys for graphic design.

Tremor Reducing Mouse Control
Nov 28 2022