Tuesday, May 14, 2013

An off-road wheelchair fit for developing countries

A wheelchair for the developing world

According to an article on CNN.com, a professor at MIT has developed an inexpensive wheelchair fit for the off-road conditions that often exist in developing countries. This new wheelchair is called the Leveraged Freedom Chair (LFC) and is powered by two hand levers that function in a similar manner to gears on a bike.

To read the entire article and view the video, please visit: http://www.cnn.com/2013/05/09/tech/innovation/leveraged-freedom-chair-innovative-wheelchair/index.html

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