The iBot Mobility System
Implications - The iBOT uses gyroscope technology, which are motion sensors that helps maintain a stable balance. These are controlled via sensors, software components and computers. Once the computer receives a signal from the gyroscopes, the information is then processed to tell the motors how to move the wheels in a stable manner. Best of all, the chair interacts with you. So if you lean forward, it leans with you--lean backwards and it will follow your move. the iBOT also "includes built-in triple redundant backup systems, as well as auditory and visual signals to provide even more safety and assurance," according to the company.