Wheelchairs & Mobility (121)

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Blackwood Design Awards Finalist Makes a Big Impact on BBC’s Dragon’s Den

The wheelAIR cooling backrest cushion was offered a £75K investment deal by four Dragons on the latest episode of Dragons’ Den after hearin…

Started by bespoken Team

1 Jan 18
Reply by Anne Walker

A wheelchair cushion that stops you from getting too hot - WheelAIR just got a whole lot cooler!

Last year’s Blackwood Design Awards finalist WheelAIR has since made a big impression in the world of independent living and recently had i…

Started by bespoken Team

0 Nov 22, 2017

Staff

In the balance - new wheelchair needs only 2 wheels

Perhaps the designers of this wheelchair started from the premise that – “4 wheels are expensive. Let’s see if we can do it with 2”. If so,…

Started by Paul Richoux

0 Jul 28, 2017

Curve. The (potential) wheelchair of the future.

Artistic impulse   Recently I was sent a link to an article about the results of the Royal Society of Arts student design awards. This w…

Started by Tim Neill

0 Jun 22, 2017

WheelAir® Goes Live on Kickstarter

The WheelAir®, described as “the Dyson of the mobility industry,” is finally on the market. It is available for purchase with a variety of…

Started by bespoken Team

0 Jun 1, 2017

Availability of Public Transport for those with Disabilities

Hello My name is Tim Neil. I am a new volunteer for Blackwood and I'm looking to write a piece relating to opinions on the availability of…

Started by Tim Neill

0 Apr 24, 2017

Staff

residents in supported living accommodation meet the team behind all terrain wheelchair ahead of exciting user test trial

One of the key motivations behind bespoken’s creation was to bridge the gap between designers and end users to work together and support on…

Started by Paul Richoux

0 Mar 16, 2017

Staff

Elektroscooter - stylish concept without a reality?

Futuristic… innovative… revolutionary… these are all words that are grossly overused. So let me be plain and honest with you - this wheelch…

Started by Paul Richoux

0 Feb 9, 2017

Staff

Freedom One Life - new rugged powerchair with long life battery set to undergo trials

High up in one of the taller buildings that dominate Glasgow, a great innovative dream is taking form. Alex Papanikolaou is an award winnin…

Started by Paul Richoux

0 Jan 27, 2017

TGA Donates Solar Powered Supersport Mobility Scooter to Disabled Kenyan Beth for Freedom in Rural Africa

TGA, the UK’s leading mobility scooter specialist, has donated a solar powered Supersport to an African Children’s Charity so that disabled…

Started by bespoken Team

0 Dec 13, 2016

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