Therese Willkomm's Tablet Computer Stand Receives UNH’s First-ever Design Patent

Therese Willkomm's Tablet Computer Stand Receives UNH’s First-ever Design Patent

Jul 01, 2013

A fully flexible, portable stand for tablet computers has received UNH’s first-ever design patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Therese Willkomm created the AT (assistive technology) Pad Stand as a presentation stand and a hands-free solution for people with disabilities to use tablet computers like the iPad. Willkomm is an assistant professor of occupational therapy at UNH and director of ATinNH, a statewide assistive technology program lead by UNH’s Institute on Disability.

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To learn more about ATinNH, visit http://www.iod.unh.edu/PriorityAreas/assistivetechnology/projects.aspx.

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