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Little Leaf

Little Leaf is a liquid color changing hand soap that has a pH-indicator solution which reacts with germs on your hands visually demonstrating when hands are fully clean.

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Beam-Break is an electronic device I've built that provides touchscreen capabilities to computers. It allows users to make use of the various gestures and touch-based functions of their computer without needing to buy a computer with a touchscreen built-in.

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Vuelo Biomechanics

Vuelo Biomechanics offers equine biomechanics analyses for both horse and rider. Services include pre-purchase analysis, performance enhancement, saddle fit, injury analysis, and more. Vuelo Biomechanics integrates High Speed videos of the subject horse into Quintic biomechanics software to provide an in depth analysis of the horse.

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