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35 Wheelchair Designs

From Needs-Friendly Shopping Carts to Mobility-Enhancing Animal Devices

— April 1, 2016 — Lifestyle
These wheelchair designs help physically disabled people get around easier and accomplish daily tasks. Many utilize new technologies and materials to enhance mobility, while others are intended to give the wheelchair-bound a fuller life by giving them more opportunities. This includes athletics-optimized wheelchairs and off-roading vehicles.

3D printing is a new technology that has great potential when it comes to wheelchair designs. This can be seen, so far, with small humans (kid-friendly) as well as canine friends who are injured or missing limbs. In the future, 3D printing could significantly cut down costs on full-sized chairs and make accessibility more accessible.

When it comes to participating in sports, wheelchair designs can be optimized for off-road conditions, mountain biking and even skiing.

Other everyday adjustments include fitness tracking, stair climbing and communication improving.
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Score
Popularity
Activity
Freshness
35
Trigger-Activated Communication Systems
Trigger-Activated Communication Systems
The DrumPants System Lets the Speech-Impaired Communicate
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34
Fitness-Tracking Wheelchairs
Fitness-Tracking Wheelchairs
The Freewheel Wheelchair Keeps Tabs on Your Physical Activity
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33
Stair-Climbing Wheelchairs
Stair-Climbing Wheelchairs
The TopChair-S Wheelchair Detects and Climbs Stairs With Ease
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32
Needs-Friendly Shopping Carts
Needs-Friendly Shopping Carts
This Shopping Cart is Designed for Special Needs Children
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31
Wheelchair-Connected Speech Software
Wheelchair-Connected Speech Software
Stephen Hawking's Speech System is Now Free for Everyone
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30
Mobility-Enhancing Animal Devices
Mobility-Enhancing Animal Devices
The Edgar's Mission Farm Adjustable Cart Helps Immobile Pets
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29
Mouth-Controlled Wheelchairs
Mouth-Controlled Wheelchairs
The Tongue Drive System Provides an Easier Method of Control
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28
Connected Wheelchairs
Connected Wheelchairs
This Electric Wheelchair Has Revolutionary Smart Safety Features
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27
Custom Ride-Along Wheelchairs
Custom Ride-Along Wheelchairs
This Double Wheelchair Was Created for China's Double Ninth Festival
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26
Adorable Canine Wheelchairs
Adorable Canine Wheelchairs
'Turbo' the Chihuahua Uses a Special Wheelchair Crafted From Toys
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25
Sleek Racing Wheelchairs
Sleek Racing Wheelchairs
This BMW Wheelchair Will Be Used By American Paralympic Athletes
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24
Wheelchair-Compatible Strollers
Wheelchair-Compatible Strollers
This Adaptable Baby Carriage is Designed for Wheelchair Users
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23
Off-Road Wheelchairs
Off-Road Wheelchairs
These Mountain Trikes Help People With Mobility Issues Enjoy the Outdoors
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22
Dynamic Wheelchair Designs
Dynamic Wheelchair Designs
The Adagio+ Has Been Developed for Optimal Adaptable Ergonomics
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21
Updated Motorized Wheelchairs
Updated Motorized Wheelchairs
The Whill Model M Design is Approved by the FDA
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20
Wheelchair-Powering Devices
Wheelchair-Powering Devices
The SmartDrive MX2 is a Wheelchair Attachment with Cruise Control
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19
Kid-Friendly Wheelchairs
Kid-Friendly Wheelchairs
This Ergonomic and Affordable Wheelchair Design was Created For Children
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18
3D-Printed Dog Wheelchairs
3D-Printed Dog Wheelchairs
Trevor Byers Designed a Helpful Accessory for Legless Canines
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17
Charitable Wheelchair Bicycles
Charitable Wheelchair Bicycles
The Heartbike Supports the Heart and Stroke Foundation Bike Ride
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16
Adjustable Athletic Wheelchairs
Adjustable Athletic Wheelchairs
The CrossTrainer by Andrew Lowe Makes Sport Participation Easier
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15
Sleek Minimalist Wheelchairs
Sleek Minimalist Wheelchairs
The Carbon Black Wheelchair Allows Users to Ride in Style
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14
Vivid Mobility Equipment
Vivid Mobility Equipment
Simpati’K Set Takes a Fresh and Colorful Design to Uplift Young Patients
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13
Stair-Climbing Wheelchairs
Stair-Climbing Wheelchairs
The Scalevo's Retractable Tracks Allow it to Climb Stairs
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12
Mountain Biking Wheelchairs
Mountain Biking Wheelchairs
The GRIT Freedom Chair is An All-Terrain Wheelchair
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11
Ski-Simulating Sit-Cycles
Ski-Simulating Sit-Cycles
The Sway Recreational Vehicle Imitates the Act of Carving Through Snow
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10
Transforming Paraplegic Bicycles
Transforming Paraplegic Bicycles
The eV Electric Wheelchair Can Transform Before Your Very Eyes
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9
Intuitive Ergonomic Wheelchairs
Intuitive Ergonomic Wheelchairs
The 'Ogo' Wheelchair Design Doesn't Require Users to Use Arms
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8
Efficient Aircraft Wheelchairs
Efficient Aircraft Wheelchairs
POSTA Seat Transfer Makes Travel More Comfortable to the Disabled
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7
Robotic Wheelchair Beds
Robotic Wheelchair Beds
This Service Robot Makes Wheelchair-Bound Patients’ Lives Easier
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6
3D-Printed Chihuahua Wheelchairs
3D-Printed Chihuahua Wheelchairs
Turbo.Roo the Two-Legged Chihuahua Has a Custom-Made Wheelchair
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5
Off-Road Wheelchairs
Off-Road Wheelchairs
The HexHog Offers Wheelchair Users Unprecedented Access Outdoors
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4
Convenient Convertible Wheelchairs
Convenient Convertible Wheelchairs
The Optimo Reconfigures for Its User to Change Position
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3
Versatile Mobile Wheelchairs
Versatile Mobile Wheelchairs
This Motorized Wheelchair by WHILL Has Three Different Modes
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2
Extreme All-Terrain Wheelchairs
Extreme All-Terrain Wheelchairs
The Ziesel Off-Road Vehicle Lets You Shred While Seated
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1
Inverted Accessible Seating
Inverted Accessible Seating
The Slide Wheelchair Facilitates an Independent Approach by its Front
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