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New ideas for the old

A group of Temasek Polytechnic students have fine-tuned everyday devices for the elderly, working wonders with incremental innovation

SMART THINKING: Front, from left: Keldrick Tan Jun Wei, Chua Xin Yan, Nicholas Ng Shao Qi and Jaimee Kee Sin Yin. Back, from left: Dylan Henri Berlandier, Hong Geok Hua (supervisor), Muhammad Irfan B Ismail, Chin Yu Hong and Darrel Chong Wei Yap.

DAD Walker

Smart Active Wheelchair

Elderly-safe Leash

Elderly-friendly Mop & Pail

Elderly-friendly Table

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