A Reboot For Wheelchair That Can Stand Up And Climb Stairs

(By Quil Lawrence for NPR)

Thirteen years ago, just as the United States began what was to become its longest war, a futuristic wheelchair hit the market.

The iBOT allowed paralyzed people, including many veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, to stand up by rising to eye level. It also did something no wheelchair ever had: climb stairs. Continue reading article here…….

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