Tag Archives: wheelchairs

Fuel for Thought blog: Solar-powered wheelchairs an idea that makes sense

Text to Speech Demo In a time when renewables, particularly solar, seem to be creeping into all sectors, why shouldn’t wheelchair accessibility and renewable energy go hand-in-hand? The idea came as I struggled with severe back pain on Monday at … Continue reading

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Maddak | Aids for Daily Living | Foldable Wheelchair Wheel

Text to Speech Originally conceptualized by Duncan Fitzsimmons, a graduate of the Royal College of Arts in London, England, Maddak licensed the worldwide manufacturing and distribution rights to the patent pending foldable wheel in February of 2011 and has been … Continue reading

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Wheelchair Convoy

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speechThe wheelchair convoy system consists of a manual wheelchair frame with motorized rear wheels, a processor, and a physical or “virtual” linkage between the chairs. Via VA Technology Transfer

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Designing a Smarter Wheelchair with Robotics | News | McCormick School of Engineering | Northwestern University

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speechImagine a wheelchair that can help navigate tight turns, avoid obstacles in a person’s path, and make decisions about how best to travel from point A to point B. via VIDEO: Designing a Smarter Wheelchair with Robotics | News | … Continue reading

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The WHILL turns any wheelchair into an electric vehicle

http://www.ispeech.org Wheelchair users with full use of their arms generally dont need electric wheelchairs … but sometimes, especially if those users have long distances to cover, it sure would be nice to have one. Instead of going out and buying … Continue reading

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RST CE & PVA: Fundamentals of Wheelchair Seating & Mobility

http://www.ispeech.orgThis on-line/on-demand course offers the foundations in the assessment and provision of wheeled mobility and seating equipment for persons with disabilities. via RST CE & PVA: Fundamentals of Wheelchair Seating & Mobility.

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