Of wheelchairs and pricing – and a challenge to an open source hardware project

Anyone who either uses or has an interest in electric wheelchairs and the way the industry behind them works might be interested in the (warning: long) article I published at:


In addition to calling out the appaling stated of design of the majority of currently offered wheelchairs it throws open a challenge to an open source hardware project to use real, currently available modern technologies to produce a product that is bot more performant and available at a far lower price in the market so making a truly suitable electric wheelchair available to more people who need one.

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