I decided to take a short break from making fire breathing sculptures and high voltage hammers and make something a little more useful. I made a custom game controller for a child with Muscular Dystrophy using a 3d printer. It is fairly modular so it should be helpful for a wide group of people and the plans are online for free.
MintyBoost Kit – v3.0 – Make your own iPod/iPhone/GPS/etc… battery-pack and recharger!
This project includes all the electronic parts necessary to build your own MintyBoost: a small & simple (but very powerful) USB charger for your iPod (or other mp3 player), camera, cell phone, and any other gadget you can plug into a USB port to charge. If you have a Nintendo DS/GBA or a PSP you can buy charger cables from us, too. (read more)
FLORA – Wearable electronic platform: Arduino-compatible – For the last few years Ladyada has been thinking about everything she wanted in a wearable electronics platform for Adafruit’s community of makers, hackers, crafters, artists, designers and engineers. After months of planning, designing and working with partners around the world for the best materials and accessories, we can share what we’re up to. The hardware is now shipping! We call it the FLORA. (read more)