MNEWS: Alma Mater has some student inventions


4th Annual CREATE Symposium to showcase student inventions
by Heather Kovar — Sunday, April 15th 2018

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New York State Industries for the Disabled, Inc. (NYSID) is hosting it’s fourth annual CREATE Symposium Wednesday, April 25th. The event showcases prototypes of inventions by undergrad and graduate students that help improve the lives of those with disabilities.

New this year, students will compete for prizes of $15,000, $10,000 and $5,000 for their inventions, as judged by professional engineers and rehabilitation personnel.

Brian Bateman from NYSID and Valerie Andreoli from Schenectady ARC joined Heather Kovar on CBS 6 to talk about how the inventions help the lives of people with disabilities.

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Manhattan College and Lifespire

• Labeling Machine – Peels the backing off a label, making it ready to stick after a trigger is pressed, increasing productivity.

• Tremor Stabilizing Glove – Reduces hand tremors for an individual that packs boxes of products, increasing productivity and timeliness.

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