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“Project I.M.P.Act” Resources

If you are following along on the ATMakers Facebook Group (and you should be!), you’ll know that we’ve been trying to make our approach to AT projects more consistent and reproducible. That that end, we’ve pulled together Project I.M.P.Act with its focus on Digitizing the Intent to help AT users accomplish more.

Here are some resources to catch you up on Project I.M.P.Act: we will update this post as more become available.

Project I.M.P.Act Overview Video

Digitizing the Intent (@ AAC In the Cloud)

Recent Facebook Live discussion w/ Project I.M.P.Act update

https://www.facebook.com/ATMakersOrg/videos/2829658440680217/

AbleGamers & ATMakers team up for the FreedomWing!

We’re so happy to partner with The AbleGamers Charity and GRA-V Robotics in Orlando to create and produce these powerful devices to control an XBox Adaptive Controller with the joystick from their power chair!

Check out this event at the Gaming Lounge at ATIA 2020 tomorrow, Feb 1 for the ATIA Maker Day, powered by ATMakers.org.  Registration is FREE and we’ll have dozens of adaptive controllers ready to help anyone with physical challenges play XBox on the big screen! Continue reading AbleGamers & ATMakers team up for the FreedomWing!

Camera Mounts for the Logitech Adaptive Gaming Kit

The Adaptive Gaming Kit from Logitech G is an amazing value for those who use Assistive Technology. However, the one thing on our wish list is 1/4″-20 mounts on the bottom so we can use normal camera mounts.

So, in keeping with our other mounts, we’ve released a full set of 3D printable mounts to connect these great switches to inexpensive mounting options.

Check them out here on Thingiverse Continue reading Camera Mounts for the Logitech Adaptive Gaming Kit

ATMakers Gaming for Everyone Project

ATMakers Gaming for All Project #SoEveryoneCanGame




With the addition last year of the XBox Adaptive Controller, followed by the recent release of the Adaptive Gaming Kit from Logitech G, it is increasingly possible to sharing Gaming with Everyone. In fact, for many switch users over five or six, an accessible XBox setup may be one of the best gifts possible this year.

Continue reading ATMakers Gaming for Everyone Project

Flooding the Zone w/AAC Devices

This summer, we’re trying something new!  We’ve worked with LessonPix Custom Learning Materials and Minor Achievements Learning Center to create a camp where every kid has access to a basic AAC device.  We have two types of devices: an Android-based tablet running CoughDrop, and a custom device built on the Adafruit PyPortal intelligent screen.

Continue reading Flooding the Zone w/AAC Devices