Update: We’ve published an in-depth article about The Gaze-Controlled Wheelchair that Won the Hackaday Prize.
Eyedriveomatic are the Grand Prize winners of the 2015 Hackaday Prize. The winners were just announced on stage at the Hackaday Superconference, and awarded by the prize Judges. Eyedriveomatic is a non-invasive method of adding eye-control to powered wheelchairs. Many times these wheelchairs are rented and permanent alterations cannot be made. This inexpensive and easily adaptable hardware has the power to improve life for those who need more options for controlling powered wheelchairs.
We will be publishing more information about this year’s winners in the coming week. The full standings are listed below. Please check out all of the 2015 Hackaday Prize Finalist and the Best Product Finalists.
- Grand Prize: Eyedrivomatic
- Best Product: Vinduino
- 2nd Place: OpenBionics
- 3rd Place: Light Electric Utility Vehicle
- 4th Place: Gas Sensor for Emergency Workers
- 5th Place: DOLpi