WHILL; Japan's Next-Generation Wheelchair Resembles Headphones
WHILL: the next-generation wheelchair developed by Whill Organization, led by Satoshi Sugie, as well as the help from Kanagawa Rehabilitation Center, is a head-phone-shaped attachment for wheelchairs, which is able to senses the directions towards which users lean. The machine will give you a whole new experience of "wheelchairing."
What powers it? Does it operate with batteries? How do you transfer in and out of it? It looks a little restrictive. How wide is it? Do you have a video?ReplyDelete
Thank you for your comment. Whill is powered by electricity( Li-ion battery), and all users have to do is to attach Whill on the wheels of a wheelchair. And the size is: L1040 x W800 x H460（mm） L1040 x W800 x H460 (mm). The video is available on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCa_7n4e5eQ.ReplyDelete