Retired engineer and inventor Bob Gray has a progressive motor neuron disease similar to Lou Gehrig’s disease or ALS. Bob predicted his own walking and then arm strength would become increasingly compromised over time.
He has designed, made and overseen the making of machines that will help him maintain his independence for as long as possible.
Video introducing Bob and his lifts
Learn how Electrical Engineer Bob Gray designs, builds and uses lifts to help him independently function at home.
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These more detailed videos give additional information about how the mechanical systems work including his dog-assisted outdoor alarm.
Download free design notes to help you make your own lifts.