Wheelchair

11.29.13
Georgia Tech's Tongue Drive wheelchair proves quicker than traditional breath controls
11.29.13

Georgia Tech's Tongue Drive wheelchair proves quicker than traditional breath controls

Georgia Tech researchers believed that tongue-controlled devices could help the disabled, and now...

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12.27.12
NCKU's i-Transport robot wheelchair helps riders reach full height
12.27.12

NCKU's i-Transport robot wheelchair helps riders reach full height

Those who have to use a wheelchair are often bound to the elevation of the seat if they want to re...

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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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