Design and Technology KS4: A phone fix to transform Greg's life

Greg is paralysed from his neck down but Ross and Akram plan to develop a solution to help him use his smartphone.

26-year-old Greg is determined to be as independent as possible, despite being paralysed from the neck down.

He relies on an electric wheelchair to get around, he can’t use his mobile phone without asking strangers to pick it up and dial the numbers, and he has to give shop assistants his credit card pin number and ask them to use it for him.

Designer and engineer, Ross Atkin, and software expert, Akram Hussein, pair up to see if they can come up with a solution to help him.

If they can crack it, they could potentially change the lives of many more people with similar disabilities.

See how two designers work together to develop a product that will give Greg more independence.

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