Robotic wheelchair from Chiba Tech turns wheels into legs and climbs over steps #DigInfo

Robotic wheelchair from Chiba Tech turns wheels into legs and climbs over steps
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28/9/2012 H.C.R.2012

Chiba Institute of Technology
RT-Mover P-type

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24 thoughts on “Robotic wheelchair from Chiba Tech turns wheels into legs and climbs over steps #DigInfo

  1. BRAVO! love it? how …
    BRAVO! love it? how they combine tech to improve the lives of the disabled. BRAVO!

  2. This looks awesome, …
    This looks awesome, but what happens if a wheel breaks while your out shopping. I mean if a wheel breaks while your out, the wheel chair has just become handicapped because how could it? operate as a 3-wheeler than.

  3. The iBOT wheelchair …
    The iBOT wheelchair can climb staircases curbs etc(check the wiki, guess you cant post links here). ? It is a shame that it was discontinued.

  4. Hmm this doesnt …
    Hmm this doesnt look new:
    Reference:
    The? iBOT is a powered wheelchair developed by Dean Kamen.

  5. So I’m playing this …
    So I’m playing this game called Awesomenauts. I can’t help but? imagine this character named “Derpl” when I see this.

  6. We dont need wheel …
    We dont need wheel chairs, we will ride? on Tachikoma from Ghost in the sell.

  7. so everywhere there …
    so everywhere there is a different route to get to a place without using stairs? dont? think so.

  8. when i saw a wheel …
    when i saw a wheel chair that could climb stairs i thought it was something? that could walk up a stair case not just single steps

  9. this is a? great …
    this is a? great guy with a clear purpose. i love it. the concept is awesome, need to work out the kinks and knacks of being able to store it and bring it in a car.

  10. I have always …
    I have always admired Japan and Japanese people! So inventive… They are the ones who write our? future!

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