High-Tech Mobility

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Stephen Sundarrao demonstrates a number of the devices designed by the USF Rehabilitation Engineering students, including the "Off-Road Wheelchair Kit."

Stephen Sundarrao demonstrates the "TrakPak."

Stephen Sundarrao talks about one of the latest "in progress" projects, the "Elevator," an air cushion seat for wheelchair users.

Joshua Lujan demonstrates the "Sideways Wheelchair Kit" that he and three other Mechanical Engineering students built as part of their senior design project.

Tom Panzarella, Chief Technology Officer of Freedom Sciences, demonstrates his company's "Automated Transport and Retrieval System (ATRS)," which USF's rehabilitation engineers provided feedback and design suggestions on.

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USF's Rehabilitation Engineering & Technology Program
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Mark Schreiner

Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV since 2007. He has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992.

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