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    Take A Peek At Some Future Wheelchairs

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    Quote Originally Posted by OLDSAILOR55 View Post
    I like the handcycle but I'm a bit skeptical of the "rowing" motion for propulsion. If you can't use yours legs to hold you back, you'd a strong 4-point harness to hold you while you try and pull the handle back. Unless you row the opposite way and it would work. How well? Maybe we'll see.
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    The functionality of this one would be great.

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    "dreams can be made to come true" It would be nice to have a lighter more functional chair but it wont exactly be a dream come true.

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    Interesting, but expensive concepts. As I have often said, technology that is not affordable is only an illusion.
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    Mobility prototype

    I've been working on a mobility prototype that will help some people I know, and it might have broader applications as it evolves. I attended the NY Abilities Expo, and met someone that directed me to this Forum. If there is interest, I can post updates here.


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    We're pretty much interested in everything as you can see by the threads. The segway conversions really interest me but as a quad I would need to be very careful.

    Welcome aboard. Looking to see what your ideas are.
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    You might as well be looking at those cars they designed in the 50's without wheels etc. these wheelchairs are infact ego derived wank fantasies of over paid design conceptualists.

    If they "believed in" these concepts they would risk thier paypackets & mortagages on getting them built.

    Rediculous....umm could we ban stupid shit like this?

    p.s though, they look cool that's about it.

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    I was able to attend part of Dr. Wise Young's presentation at the Abilities Expo and the research seemed promising. Some people at the Expo thought my work might be helpful. Here's a link to a video showing the prototype in use at a class reunion event:



    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OqdXZi1pBy0

    Quote Originally Posted by forestranger52 View Post
    We're pretty much interested in everything as you can see by the threads. The segway conversions really interest me but as a quad I would need to be very careful.

    Welcome aboard. Looking to see what your ideas are.
    Last edited by maxlumen; 06-07-2011 at 03:09 PM.

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    What is the difference with the other segway wheelchairs?

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