The Bagel Biter Guillotine is a bagel slicer and cutting guide designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. This bagel slicer has a serrated, Xylan-coated, non-stick blade behind an acrylic safety shield. The bagel is sliced while held in the Bagel Biter's specially designed base. The unit is upper shelf dishwasher safe.
The Cut & Relieve System is a cutting board and cutting guide and kitchen knife set designed for use by individuals with upper extremity tremors or disabilities or low vision. The dishwasher-safe, polystyrene Cut Cutting Aid firmly attaches to a countertop and holds the item to be cut in a stable position. The slice thickness is controlled with a turnable bar and the knife fits in the guides for straight slicing. The Relieve Knife has a loop in the polypropylene handle for easier grasping an
The Cut and Carve Cutting Board with Prongs is a double sided cutting board that enables a low-vision user to keep food in place to cut. The board also features no-slip grip feet that secure the product. Additionally, a raised border helps reduce liquid or crumb mess.
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of food preparation device for individuals with upper extremity disabilities or amputation or other conditions that limit them to use of only one arm or hand. The Enamor (an anagram of “one arm”) allows a person with use of only one arm the opportunity to expand his or her cooking skills by facilitating food preparation. Enamor is a simple and easily cleaned kit that consists of both vegetable and meat cutting units that attach tightly onto
The Etac CUT Cutting Aid is a cutting board and cutting guide designed for use by individuals with upper extremity tremors or disabilities or low vision. This dishwasher-safe, polystyrene unit firmly attaches to a counter top and holds the item to be cut in a stable position. The slice thickness is controlled with a turnable bar and the knife fits in the guides for straight slicing. WEIGHT: 14.5 ounces.
The Magna Wonder Knife, also called the Victorinox Forschner Precise , is a knife designed with a cutting guide for individuals who are blind or have low vision. This all-purpose, stainless steel knife has a blade with a scalloped edge. The adjustable guide is also detachable and can cut slices from 1/16 to 1/2 inch thick. The knife never needs sharpening and it is dishwasher safe. OPTIONS: Right or left hand knife; replacement guide mechanism. DIMENSIONS: Blade is 8.25 inches.
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a customized one-handed chopping board for an individual with hemiplegia resulting from a stroke. The board base made of 16-millimeter plywood with a non-slip rubber underlay to prevent it from moving on the marble tabletop. The base has a laminex overlay and oiled hardwood edging. On the right side of the base there are two strips of polypropylene cutting board material, with two “jaws” mounted between them. The jaws have textured grooves on the inside fac
The Rinse & Chop Plus Cutting Board is a folding chopping board featuring a curved colander component and a non-slip base. When folded and locked, the board's unique design creates a small colander at one end enabling food to be rinsed and drained. When opened and laid flat, the design becomes a knife-friendly, non-slip chopping board.
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: Slice & Scoop is a prototype cutting aid for the blind and visually impaired to prepare food safely, confidently and independently. It shields the user’s hand, provides a surface to locate the knife against and grips the food item securely.
The SlicePerfect Kitchen Slicing System, model 1101, is designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. With the SlicePerfect Kitchen Slicing System, the user can safely slice bread, bagels, vegetables, or meat in consistent thicknesses. The system includes a hardwood cutting board, a plastic cutting board insert or cutting guide, and a knife. DIMENSIONS: Foods can be sliced to thicknesses of 0.25, 0.375, 0.5, or 0.75 inches.
The Slicing Frame, model H75327, is a cutting guide designed to assist in cutting food items straight, or with the use of only one hand. The frame is made of plastic and adjusts for six slice thicknesses from 1/16 to 1 inch. DIMENSIONS: 13.75 x 5 3/8 x 5.75 inches.
The Slicing Guide is a food cutting guide designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The Slicing Guide clamps around the item to be sliced, and its six slots are then used to guide even slices. Made of metal, this device can be used to slice meat, bread, and other food items. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 3 x 4 x 6 inches. Slices are 0.5-inch thick.
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a one-hand kitchen equipment device for individuals who have use of only one hand. The One-Hand Kitchen Equipment is designed for both right and left handed people to use and includes seven products uses in all. This is specialized kitchen equipment includes one-handed food cutting equipment, one-handed different diameter tubes opener, one-handed fruits and vegetables cutting and peeling equipment, one-hand changeable graters, food box,