Wheelchair

10.15.12
Robotic wheelchair concept adds leg-like movement, tackles stairs with ease (video)
10.15.12

Robotic wheelchair concept adds leg-like movement, tackles stairs with ease (video)

Why choose between legs and wheels when you can have both? Well, that's the theory behind a roboti...

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09.16.12
Inhabitat's Week in Green: GPS shoes, shape-shifting bicycle and a wheelchair helicopter
09.16.12

Inhabitat's Week in Green: GPS shoes, shape-shifting bicycle and a wheelchair helicopter

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean t...

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08.20.12
Ben Heck creates hands-free wheelchair attachment for expectant father
08.20.12

Ben Heck creates hands-free wheelchair attachment for expectant father

Ben Heck may have cut his teeth on hacked gaming consoles, but these days, the modder-turned-show-...

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03.23.12
Permoveh personal vehicle prototype can travel sideways, diagonally (video)
03.23.12

Permoveh personal vehicle prototype can travel sideways, diagonally (video)

We've seen all sorts of great ideas to assist with personal mobility, and we think this prototype i...

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02.22.12
Magnetic retainer lets you operate machinery with your tongue, gives linguistics new meaning
02.22.12

Magnetic retainer lets you operate machinery with your tongue, gives linguistics new meaning

Many people with debilitating conditions rely on sip and puff technology to get around, which is re...

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12.19.11
Ekso Bionics' exoskeleton used to let paraplegics walk (video)
12.19.11

Ekso Bionics' exoskeleton used to let paraplegics walk (video)

It's not just nuclear-powered super soldiers who will use exoskeletons -- it can also be used to...

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05.13.11
Robotic wheelchair uses 3D imaging to 'see' for visually impaired drivers
05.13.11

Robotic wheelchair uses 3D imaging to 'see' for visually impaired drivers

You may not be able to control it with your mind, but this robotic wheelchair from Sweden's Lule&a...

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01.24.11
TankChair deemed too heavy to use on UK streets, disabled man becomes marketing boon (video)
01.24.11

TankChair deemed too heavy to use on UK streets, disabled man becomes marketing boon (video)

While we figure that giant, tread-wielding wheelchairs have no trouble selling themselves, a disabl...

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01.05.11
Military terrain-sensing tech to enable smarter electronic wheelchairs
01.05.11

Military terrain-sensing tech to enable smarter electronic wheelchairs

Work being done by researchers at the Florida A&M University / Florida State University College...

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