Name Profession ActivitiesAge Profile
Sudarshan and DevenderGovernment’s Hostel RepresentativeWardenship 38 and 42M.A Economics, KU

PROBLEMS FACED BY COMMUNITY PARTNER

During movement of crutches

Height adjustment of tricycle

Leg calipers(leg braces, plastic leg)

Attending labs in college

Lack of cabs for disability

Poverty and social exclusion

Unavailability of battery powered tricycle

INTERACTION DETAILS AND CUSTOMER REQUIREMENTS

After interaction with our community partner (Ms. Sudarshan and Mr. Devender) his profile, daily activities related to his profession, problems faced and his requirements are summarized as follows:

A low cost tricycle

Easy to operate by physically handicapped people

Should be height adjustable

Should have less weight

Cost of the cycle should be low

PRODUCT IMAGE AND BRIEF FUNCTIONALITY:

The components which are used in this product are pre-existing ones. By welding the car jack and mild steel with the existing tricycle the new model was designed

Product Expo-II was organized on 21-03-2016. Students demonstrated their products and explained about the community feedback. Principal sir, all the Deans and HODs visited the expo and appreciated the service oriented products.

Product Expo-III was organized on 01-10-16; expert team visited the expo and evaluated the Model demonstrations. Assessment was done based on the rubrics created.

Product Expo-IV was organized on 02-03-2017. Students demonstrated their products and explained about the community feedback. Prof.William Oakes, Director of EPICS visited the Expo and appreciated the students.

Product Expo-IV was organized on 01-10-2018. Students demonstrated their products and explained about the community feedback. Prof.William Oakes, Director of EPICS visited the Expo and appreciated the students.

PRODUCT IMAGE AND BRIEF FUNCTIONALITY:

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The saplings are placed in the holders.

When the saplings are placed the machine is pulled towards the user.

The motion of the ream will enable the arms to place the saplings into the field.

USER TESTING AND FEEDBACK

Testing

As soon as the transplanter is been pulled the arms start moving, and plants the rice saplings.

Due to wheels it can be easily transported to field and back into storage.

As per the standards, the minimum distance should be placed with sapling to sapling.

The shape of arm is taken care at design step, so it can hold until it is planted firm.

Feedback

The product is very useful to us.

It can decrease the labor cost significantly which will financially helpful.

As it is light in weight we can carry it to home (portability).

PRODUCT DELIVERY

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