News tagged with wheelchair

Wearable robots getting lighter, more portable

When Michael Gore stands, it's a triumph of science and engineering. Eleven years ago, Gore was paralyzed from the waist down in a workplace accident, yet he rises from his wheelchair and walks across the room with help from ...

dateMay 09, 2013 in Robotics
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For ASU student group, good bikes do grow on trees

(Phys.org) -- Imagine being unable to attend work or school, simply because mobility and rugged terrain prohibits you from leaving your front door. A student group, BooGood Bicycles, is seeking to find an end this problem ...

dateMay 08, 2012 in Engineering
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Improved ergonomics for wheelchair users

(PhysOrg.com) -- Empa engineers, together with the firm r going, have succeeded in developing an ergonomic seat for electric wheelchairs which encourages the user to move around frequently. True to the motto life is movement ...

dateJan 16, 2012 in Engineering
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