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Title: The commercialization of the reversible toilet/transfer seat
Authors: Jeffrey A Kohler, Kathleen O'Neill
Published: 1999
Publication: RESNA Conference: Long Beach, CA

This paper is a case study on the development of a new product using assistive technology, and the consumer evaluation and the licensing of that technology by a manufacturer through Aztech, Inc., a company specializing in the commercialization of assistive technologies based on consumer input. The product is called the Reversible Toilet/Transfer Attachment and is available through Maddak, Inc., a manufacturer and marketer of aids for daily living. The original prototype submitted to Aztech was a standard toilet seat with handgrips attached.

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