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Aisin Seiki Robotic Wheelchair

10/07/2014, [CEATEC 2014] Getting around when you are disabled or have an injured leg or hip can be quite a challenge, which is why wheelchair technology has developed a fair bit over the years. In fact, we did take a look at the WHILL smart wheelchair yesterday, and...

Intel Connected Wheelchair Commended By Stephen Hawking

09/17/2014, Wheelchairs that are laden with bits and pieces of technology are not exactly new, as we have seen a fair number of those in the past. In fact, we have also spotted an eye-tracking wheelchair that makes it easier for the disabled to get around. Intel, a...

HexHog Brings You Offroad In A Wheelchair

08/18/2014, Most of us would think of wheelchairs to be pretty heavy modes of moving around when it comes to the mobility impaired, although the far more expensive ones do come in an extremely light form factor. Well, some other folks have come up with a rugged...

Zinger Electric Wheelchair Is Incredibly Light

07/23/2014, When it comes to wheelchairs, there has been advancements made in this particular department that help them get lighter and more mobile. However, electric wheelchairs which are easier to help ferry someone around who does not have too much upper body...

Eye-tracking Wheelchair Helps The Disabled Get Around

07/03/2014, A standard wheelchair will require the two arms of the person sitting in it to get around all by him or herself, but what happens when said person has lost the use of both limbs? While there are plans by the likes of Emotiv to roll out a mind-controlled...

Dad “Hacks” Wheelchair For Kid To Increase Mobility

09/01/2013, Have you read the book, “The 5 Languages of Love?” Different folks express their love to one another differently, some do it via words, others through action, and others through gifts. Well, here is one dad who loves his kid so much, that he actually...

i-Transport Robot Wheelchair Lets Rider Stand At Full Height

12/27/2012, Being seated in a wheelchair to get around does take some getting used to, and it is safe to say that most of the time, you are bound to the seat’s elevation if you want to reach out for a particular object, which say, is on a shelf or on top of a...

JWX-2 wheelchair assistant

10/15/2012, Yamaha does not only make great bikes and musical instruments, they also have an arm that develops mobility aids for the impaired. In fact, their latest invention comes in the form of an electrical assist unit for wheelchairs that is known as the JWX-2....

Robot wheelchair “grows” legs, climbs stairs

10/15/2012, If there is one thing the modern day wheelchair cannot do, it would be to climb up stairs. Of course, all of that might very well change for the better in the future, as the Chiba Institute of Technology saw a group of researchers led by Shuro Nakajima...

Lego Motorized Wheelchair

07/31/2012, Once in a while, we end up looking at a particular piece of Lego art that will definitely turn heads. This is one of those times, especially when you are sick and tired of doing this particular activity known as “walking”. If you think that...