Assistive Tech Scavenger Hunt

Malcolm, Zacharry, Seleste, Eugene

  • What device or tool did you choose? A racing wheelchair
  • Add a photo! http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b5/NYC_Marathon_wheelchair.jpg
  • Who does it serve? People who require wheelchairs, and also want to participate in races.
  • How does it work? It is a wheelchair, but with an extra third wheel extended in the front, which makes it faster and more maneuverable
  • What design opportunities does it address? How can we make a faster wheelchair?
  • Why is it awesome? It allows people in wheelchairs to race.
  • How can you imagine this device evolving in the next 10 years? Additional straps for increased safety.
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