Cerebral palsy institute receives a donation of equipment and a robot

The Azuay Institute of Cerebral Palsy purchased a robotic multi-touch machine for motor and coordination development. This equipment was donated by the Universidad Politecnica Salesiana (UPS). Anita Parra, owner, Inclusión y Technologies y de Apoyo (Inclutech), was an electronic engineer for UPS. She developed the robot, “The structure was made with a 3D printer,” she commented. The robot has basic functions like greeting, performing five different facial expressions: happiness, wink face, sadness, surprised and angry. It moves its arms and twists its feet. “It can also communicate with any device that has Bluetooth, like a computer or mobile device…” she…

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