Friday, November 30, 2012

All Terrain wheelchair - $200

Maybe you don't want to go up a mountain track. Maybe you just want to get to work a kilometer down a dirt road? 
This TED (Technology, Education and Design) video shows an MIT engineer describing a chair that is designed and built for the third world -  the Leveraged Freedom Chair, a cheap lever-powered wheelchair whose design and development put the user first.


  1. This is utterly brilliant. Go to the video and see what an ingenious mind can make out of nearly nothing [sort of]!

  2. It is amazing isn't it? A TrailRider, by comparison, costs $7000!


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