Gadgeon, a pioneer in end-to-end IoT Solutions has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad to conduct joint R&D under "Assistive and Rehabilitation Technology Programme for 2 years". This program is a part of IIT's initiative with the Institute for Communicative and Cognitive Neuroscience (ICCONS, an autonomous institute supported by the Govt. of Kerala), Shoranur, Kerala to develop assistive and rehabilitation devices. This is part of a broader collaboration in the areas of healthcare, biomedical technology, wireless technology, embedded systems, home automation and network systems.
IIT Palakkad will provide the R&D expertise for the above programme. Experts from Gadgeon will provide all necessary technology development support for developing low-cost assistive rehabilitation technology devices targeting patients suffering from cerebral palsy, autism, speech impairment and stroke. These specialized devices help the specially-abled person become independent and decrease the need for support from others. It further helps the person in performing his/her day-to-day activities with much ease and help them lead a better life.