Over the next two years TEKNIKER Technology Centre is to develop a wheelchair with advanced specifications, thanks to the patronage of the Social Work department of the Kutxa Savings Bank.
The characteristics of the new wheelchair have been carefully chosen after consultation with Bidaideak, Elkartu and Gene and other associations for the disabled. Thus, the prototype provides a range of features identified as basic, such as the economic cost of the product (it should not cost more than 12,000 EURO), easy handling, good suspension capacity, ergonomy, great autonomy, ability to negotiate kerbs with anti-rollover device and lighting for night use.
To these basic features, the new model provides others that differentiate it from other models currently on the market:
Finally, other possibilities are to be studied, such as:
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