Sunday, April 18, 2021

Tag: Mobility

iBOT, The Ferrari Of Wheelchairs, Offers A Lot More Than Just Mobility

https://youtu.be/iwWZhQewVd8 It may look liked a souped-up electric wheelchair, but CBSN New York's Dr. Max Gomez says it's so much more. NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There has been a breakthrough for people who’ve lost their...

OmniBot – Rise Your Freedom

New-generation robotic mobility devices for people with disabilities Visit www.irise.bg for more information

Paralympians get chance behind the wheel of a NASCAR Cup car at Richmond

Falci Adaptive Motorsports is backed by Furniture Row's Barney Visser Five people with mobility challenges, including three U.S. Paralympians, were recently treated to a ride-and-drive experience in a Toyota Camry at Richmond Raceway. The event...

California’s accessible campsites put the outdoors within reach

When Steve Dalton sets up at Yosemite’s Housekeeping Camp, a popular campground along the Merced River with views of Half Dome and Yosemite Falls, it takes him back to childhood camping trips with his...

All Wheels Up

The purpose of All Wheels Up, Inc. is to advocate for equality in air travel for those in a wheelchair for mobility and safe seating. Our Goal is for all those in power chairs, as...

These Modular, AI Wheelchairs Can Watch for Obstacles Ahead

Wheelchairs can't yet be summoned via voice commands or connect with other wheelchairs to issues warnings about what's ahead. Dr. Konstantinos Sirlantzis wants to change that. Electric wheelchairs offer independence to those with mobility...

Hoobox launches first wheelchair controlled by facial expressions

Brazilian start-up Hoobox Robotics has collaborated with Intel to produce an adapter kit that allows almost any electric wheelchair to be controlled by the user's facial expressions. The Wheelie 7 kit equips a wheelchair with...

How I fell in love with my wheelchair – Tim Rushby-Smith

Don’t ever call me ‘wheelchair bound’. My wheelchair doesn’t bind me – it liberates me! The wheelchair represents many different things, depending on the beholder’s personal experience. Many is the time I have been acutely...

Eddie – the dog paralyzed after being struck by two cars – is getting...

Eddie the dog is getting a spiffy new wheelchair. Angela Parker, owner of the husky-German shepherd who was paralyzed in September after being struck by two cars, said a man contacted her after The Sun...

Paralyzed People Control the Robot Waiters at a Japanese Cafe

In a win-win outcome for patients with spinal cord injuries and Japanese startup tech company Ory Lab, robotic waiters are working full shifts, allowing spinal cord injury sufferers to work by proxy. Technological innovations, whether...