Wheelchairs & Mobility (125)

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Pioneering WHILL Model C powerchair from TGA wins fifth prestigious international design award

WHILL Model C from TGA, the technological advanced powered wheelchair with cutting-edge transportability, style and manoeuvrability, has be…

Started by bespoken Team

0 Sep 7

ROWHEELS: NASA engineered wheelchair could be major challenge to the industry

ROWHEELS, a developer of innovative manual mobility tech, today announced the introduction of the ROWHEELS Revolution 1.0 – the world’s fir…

Started by bespoken Team

0 Jul 10

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

2 May 21
Reply by George Perfect

Motability - fair for all?

Anyone reading my previous posts on the subject will know that I see Motability as just a commercial car leasing company - the biggest in t…

Started by George Perfect

0 May 21

Staff

WheelBlades - A Simple & Intelligent Design for Wheelchair Winter Weather

What with the pretty extreme weather we’ve had lately this seems like an invention. If trying to get about in snow is difficult on foot, it…

Started by Paul Richoux

0 Mar 9

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

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