Obi is a revolutionary, robotic feeding device that is simple to use

With just two buttons, an on/off button and one to save the feeding delivery position, it couldn’t be simpler. Just sit at the table and your carer using the feeding arm, shows Obi (just once), where you are in relation to the bowls and then presses the ‘save’ button.

That’s it! The food delivery location has been memorised.

Get back that sense of freedom and independence at mealtimes

Your feeding device is now programmed to select and deliver your chosen food, and you are now in control. It’s time to relax and enjoy the dining experience.
Obi takes the focus away from physically managing the feeding process and instead you can relax and interact with your friends and family at mealtimes, giving you that sense of freedom and independence.

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Obi gets 5 star review from Able Magazine

Obi is designed for both children and adults who have difficulty feeding themselves. It can be operated with any part of the body that can activate an accessibility switch.

Obi is particularly suitable for those with:

Motor Neurone disease
Cerebral Palsy
Muscular Dystrophy
Multiple Sclerosis
Parkinson’s Disease
Spinal Cord Injury

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Obi is portable, compact and discreet – perfect for dining out

Your new robotic feeding device is portable and compact, so use it away from the home without any issues. There are no wires, it just sits on the dining table and only uses the same amount of space any diner would use. It is quiet and discreet with a smooth, fluid motion that mirrors the natural arm movement of other diners.


Meet Obi, the revolutionary robot making eating enjoyable again

This feeding device is a turnkey eating aid for disabled individuals looking to bring independence to meal time. This is an assistive technology perfect for home health care and more. View this introductory video and learn how Obi impacts the lives of many!


“This is the first time I’ve been able to feed myself in 21 years”

Read how the Obi improved the quality of life for Bazza West.


Meet ‘Hope’ – the inspiration behind Jon Dekar’s Obi dining robot

University of Dayton alum and Obi founder, Jon Dekar, sits down with UD Engineering Head, Dr. Kevin Hallinan and Hope’s mother, Amanda to discuss the inspiration behind Obi. It’s incredible to see where the journey takes us when we begin with a mindset of possibilities! #LifeWithoutLabels

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