Engineering Sciences, Medical Sciences


Low-cost Powered Wheel Chair


Engineering Sciences, Medical Sciences

Focus Area:

Wheel Chair Manufacturing

Social Benefits:

The design provides enhanced mobility and stability and capability to turn full 360 degrees in any narrow corridor, It can alsogo up slant pavements, maintaining stability, Its light weight components (main bodyand seating) decrease the overall weightwithout compromising on safety. Differentially steered, six wheelconfigurations, Longer endurance (8-10 hrs for intermittent running), It offers high degree of maneuverability tonavigate smoothly on slopes/ramps with angle of 8-9 degrees in indoor environment, Incorporation of intelligent sensor system has increased the safety of the system.

Developing Agency:

CSIR- Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI), West Bengal

Technology Readiness Index:

Technology Integrated

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Brief Description

Description :

The system has immense value for application byphysically challenged people, old agepopulation for mobility and rehabilitation purpose.

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