We’re back for another day of exploring the North­eastern Uni­ver­sity labs. We checked out a handful of projects yes­terday, including the HyCycle, a runner-​​up in the school’s Cap­stone award. Today we checked out the winner: iCRAFT – that’s short for eye-​​Controlled Robotic Arm Feeding Tech­nology. The project was devel­oped by a group of seven elec­trical and com­puter engi­neering stu­dents looking to create an inex­pen­sive solu­tion for helping the dis­abled and elderly feed them­selves at home. As the Apple-​​esque name implies, the project uti­lizes eye-​​tracking to help the user feed him or herself.

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