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Remap awards

Remap, the charity that provides bespoke equipment for disabled people, celebrated some amazing new inventions at its annual awards last week. Here are some examples:Rupert has invented a system to  help a virtually bind man see again, using a camera, screen and virtual reality headset! A rollater was adapted for an amputee by 3D printing special parts and a set of steps made for…See More
Jul 2
David Martin commented on R82 UK's blog post Etac R82 to deliver educational seminars and new R82 Meerkat stander at Kidz Middle
"May I add that Remap- the charity that makes free, bespoke equipment - is running an Innovation Hub at Kidz Middle. Come along to stand C1 with your ideas and challenges for new equipment and we'll see if we can provide a solution just for you!"
Mar 2
David Martin replied to bespoken Team's discussion How can a disabled person do that? You tell us...
"Hi folks, this is David at Remap. We have a network of local groups which can help with these challenges. Our volunteers are adept at mounting tablets and other devices on wheelchairs, beds or whatever. Our help is free and bespoke so each person…"
May 26, 2017
David Martin commented on David Martin's blog post Remap awards inventors
"Yes the Remap volunteers love a challenge! The award winners are picked by a panel of experts including Professor Heinz Wolff and the Remap CEO, Adam Rowe. "
Jul 7, 2016
Paul Richoux commented on David Martin's blog post Remap awards inventors
"Great post David. I love how divers the projects are that Remap work on. Everything form chair footrests to yacht modifications!  Who picks the winners of the Remap Awards?"
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Remap awards inventors

Remap is a very special charity. Its 900 volunteers use their skill and ingenuity to design and make equipment for disabled people.Of course, many items of specialist equipment are now available, but what can you do when there seems to be nothing on the market that suits your needs? Or if you have a piece of equipment which needs adaptation for you to be able to use it?It is for these situations that Remap exists. Established some 50 years ago when very little equipment was available, the…See More
Jul 5, 2016

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Remap awards

Posted on July 2, 2018 at 13:30 0 Comments

Remap, the charity that provides bespoke equipment for disabled people, celebrated some amazing new inventions at its annual awards last week. Here are some examples:

Rupert has invented a system to  help a virtually bind man see again, using a camera, screen and virtual reality headset! 

A rollater was adapted for an amputee by 3D printing special parts and…

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The Big Life Fix

Posted on December 9, 2016 at 12:09 7 Comments

Did everybody see "the Big Life Fix" on Wednesday evening (BBC2 9.00pm)? In the programme they do what we do at Remap - an expert meets a disabled person who is prevented from doing what they love doing by an impairment of some sort, then they make a device or piece of equipment to help the person overcome this hurdle. Very inspiring! 

Here at Remap we have been working behind the scenes with the programme…

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Remap awards inventors

Posted on July 5, 2016 at 8:53 2 Comments

Remap is a very special charity. Its 900 volunteers use their skill and ingenuity to design and make equipment for disabled people.

Of course, many items of specialist equipment are now available, but what can you do when there seems to be nothing on the market that suits your needs? Or if you have a piece of equipment which needs adaptation for you to be able to use it?

It is for these situations that Remap exists. Established some 50 years ago when very little equipment was…

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