Accommodated Accessibility

Wheelchair designs are updated for more dynamic use

Implications - Many wheelchairs are stiff and unsympathetic to the fact that their users are confined to their seat. In the interest of increasing both comfort and mobility, many wheelchair companies have updated their designs to offer greater customization. The ability to modify according to preference empowers disabled people to navigate the world around them with ease and convenience.
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Intuitive Ergonomic Wheelchairs - The 'Ogo' Wheelchair Design Doesn't Require Users to Use Arms
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Viral 8,106 Clicks Pub: Mar 26, 16
Intuitive Ergonomic Wheelchairs
The 'Ogo' Wheelchair Design Doesn't Require Users to Use Arms
One of the inherent characteristics of nearly all wheelchair designs is how they focus on having the user use their arms to move, turn and maneuver. The ‘Ogo’ looks to change this with a... [More]
Convenient Convertible Wheelchairs - The Optimo Reconfigures for Its User to Change Position
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Viral 13,819 Clicks Pub: Mar 17, 15
Convenient Convertible Wheelchairs
The Optimo Reconfigures for Its User to Change Position
There are so many wonderful things about the design of this conceptual convertible wheelchair, all involving its capacity to be modified. Unlike the conventional assistive seat on wheels, this one... [More]
Stair-Climbing Wheelchairs - The Scalevo's Retractable Tracks Allow it to Climb Stairs
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V. Hot 5,152 Clicks Pub: Jun 22, 15
Stair-Climbing Wheelchairs
The Scalevo's Retractable Tracks Allow it to Climb Stairs
A group of students from ETH Zurich and the Zurich University of the Arts are collaborating on the Scalevo, an electric wheelchair that is capable of cruising like a normal wheelchair but is also... [More]
Stair-Climbing Wheelchairs - The iBot Mobile Wheelchair Utilizes Two Wheels to Climb Up Steps
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This Year and Warm 1,253 Clicks Pub: May 24, 16
Stair-Climbing Wheelchairs
The iBot Mobile Wheelchair Utilizes Two Wheels to Climb Up Steps
While most wheelchairs offer consumers with disabilities or suffering injury the mobility they need to venture from place to place, they are usually unable to move vertically making a design such as... [More]
Transforming Paraplegic Bicycles - The eV Electric Wheelchair Can Transform Before Your Very Eyes
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Warm 6,659 Clicks Pub: Sep 23, 14
Transforming Paraplegic Bicycles
The eV Electric Wheelchair Can Transform Before Your Very Eyes
Working together, Samuel Uebersax and Andreas Bhend have created designs and a working prototype for a transforming wheelchair called the eV Electric Wheelchair. The eV Electric Wheelchair gets its... [More]
Dynamic Wheelchair Designs - The Adagio+ Has Been Developed for Optimal Adaptable Ergonomics
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Mild 2,265 Clicks Pub: Feb 13, 15
Dynamic Wheelchair Designs
The Adagio+ Has Been Developed for Optimal Adaptable Ergonomics
The designer of this dynamic wheelchair has sympathy for the fact that its users have little ambulatory abilities. Instead of creating a stiff structure for constant sitting, Akram Ben Amor has come... [More]
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