Business & Industry

Casting ballots independently

Engineering students help advance a joystick for those with dexterity impairments.
Collaboration on a joystick that helps people vote independently brought together a team of MSU faculty, undergraduate engineering students, rehabilitation specialists, and usability and accessibility researchers that could eventually enable people with dexterity impairments to exercise their right to cast ballots independently.

A collaborative project at MSU that involved engineering students may provide better accessibility at polling places. Photo by G.L. Kohuth.October 29, 2013