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Assistive Technology Lab

Assistive Technology Lab (ATL) at BVRIT Hyderabad College of Engineering for Women, Hyderabad, Telangana is the vision of Shri K. V. Vishnu Raju, the Chairman of Sri Vishnu Educational Society, to utilize the skills of every engineering department of the college for the development of Assistive Technology. It was set up in 2013 and operated closely with several national and international organizations. Assistive Technology Lab works for a very unique and a noble cause of designing projects by the students of BVRIT Hyderabad College of Engineering for Women to benefit the differently abled.

This is a small but definite step to mainstream people with disabilities into society. Professor Alan Rux , founder of the Assistive Technology Program at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, USA, conducts classes regularly through video conferencing at BVRIT Hyderabad College of Engineering for Women and guides students in developing projects related to Assistive Technology. Teams working on the projects consist of our students in India as well as international students. They communicate with each other on regular basis through emails, video conferencing etc and also get to work on the project for two-three weeks period when they visit the counterpart country.

These project teams compete regularly at national and international student design competitions. Our foreign partner universities include University of Massachusetts, Lowell, USA, University of New Hampshire etc. ATL provides a rich, authentic learning experience for students. It is a real time platform for the students to learn and experience engineering design process, to apply their academic skills in a real-world context, and to develop important workplace skills not usually taught in the classroom.

Each project team has to brainstorm and analyze alternative design solutions, and justify their chosen design; they must work within a budget, analyze the cost of various design alternatives, and in the end, make a presentation outlining their design work and final solution. ATL engages students in real service learning, which not only benefits members of their local communities, but also helps students distinguish themselves among their peers in their future endeavors.

Faculty Coordinators

Mr. Guruswamy Revana
Associate Professor
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Mr. R. Priyakanth
Assistant Professor
Department of Electronics and Communications Engineering
Ms. P.Kavitha
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Associate Organizations

1. L V Prasad Eye Institue (LVPEI)
2. SAHI, Apollo Hospitals, Jubilee Hills.
3. Sivananda Rehabilitation Centre
4. Varun Autism Reach Society (VARS)
5. ARMS foundation
6. Sweekar – Upkaar
7. National Institute of Mentally Handicapped (NIMH)
8. Deque Software Pvt. Ltd.
9. Nizam Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS)
10. FOSSASIA, Singapore
11. University of Massachusetts at Lowell
12. University of New Hampshire

Projects done at Assistive Technology Labs (ATL)

 

1. FORMULAE TRAINER FOR The VISUALLY IMPAIRED
2.LGUIDE – LEARNING APP FOR SPEECH AND HEARING IMPAIRED
3. WATER LEVEL INDICATOR FOR THEVISUALLY IMPAIRED
4. KID ZONE – LEARNING APP FOR SPECIAL KIDS
5. INDIAN MAP IDENTIFIER FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED
6. BALL GAME FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED
7. SALINE LEVEL INDICATOR
8. WRITING AID FOR UPPER LIMB AMPUTEES
9. SMART T-SHIRT FOR THE INJURED
10. THINGS THAT GO TOGETHER – TRAINER FOR AUTISTIC KIDS
11. SMART ELECTRONICS PEAK FLOW METER
12. EARLY VOCABULARY – MOBILE APPLICATION
13. VEHICLE SOUNDS AND VOICE SOUNDS– MOBILE APPLICATION
14. SYLLABLE LENGTH WORD (TELUGU) – MOBILE APPLICATION
15. SYLLABLE LENGTH WORD (ENGLISH) – MOBILE APPLICATION
16. DISCRIMINATE CONSONANT– MOBILE APPLICATION
17. SAME LENGTH WORD (ENGLISH) – MOBILE APPLICATION
 18. BY MANNER– MOBILE APPLICATION
19. COLORS– MOBILE APPLICATION
20.POEMS– MOBILE APPLICATION
21. SHORT STORIES– MOBILE APPLICATION
22. 7 IN 1 TRAINER BOARD
23. SIGN LANGUAGE GLOVE FOR MUTE
24. HEAT INDEX ALERT FOR GERIATRICS
25. SALINE LEVEL INDICATOR
26. APRICITAS UMBRELLA
27. INDIA MAP IDENTIFIER FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED
28. SIGNALLING JACKET

Events Organized

 

 

1. Regular online classes by Prof. Alan Rux on “Basics of Electronics and Project building”.
2.Conducted workshop on “Arduino Micro Controller and its applications” for every academic year.
3.Conducted workshop on “Digital Image Processing” during March 2017.
4. Regular visits to Special schools, Rehabilitation Centers, Hospitals, Old age homes etc.
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