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wheelchair

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20-year-old intern's Connected Wheelchair could save lives (video)

Intel intern uses the chipmaker's technology to modify a wheelchair. The resulting device has caught the eye of Stephen Hawking.

By September 25, 2014

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Smart wheelchair tracks user's vitals, calls 911 in emergencies

At the recent Intel Developers Forum in San Francisco, a 20-year-old intern unveiled the Connected Wheelchair. CNET's Sumi Das gets a demo of the device, which has even earned a nod from Stephen Hawking.

By September 25, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 050: Intel's high-tech wheelchair, the new Batmobile, and more

'Batman v. Superman' director Zack Snyder tweeted out the first official Batmobile photo from the set; lots of people are upset about what looks like a machine gun up front, but Khail has some great theories as to why...

By September 11, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 050: Intel's high-tech wheelchair, the new Batmobile, and more

On today's show, we discuss Intel's new connected wheelchair (which got a seal of approval from none other than Stephen Hawking), the official new Batmobile, and a crazy new Rube Goldberg-esque contraption that uses light and heat.

By September 11, 2014

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Squee! Sick baby goat walks with help from tiny wheelchair

Get out the tissues. This heartwarming story about Frostie the goat kid taking his first wobbly steps in a tiny rig is bound to make you tear up.

By May 21, 2014

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Tongue-controlled wheelchair steered with magnetic piercing

A magnetic tongue stud is used in concert with a headset to allow the wearer to steer a wheelchair just by moving their tongue inside their mouth.

By November 28, 2013

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It's got the moves: Whill Type-A wheelchair ready for preorder

Former Sony, Toyota, and Olympus engineers team up to redesign the wheelchair. Startup Whill says the result, called Type-A, will be ready early next year.

By November 20, 2013

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Dad hacks wheelchair to let 2-year-old explore the world

A determined hacker dad builds a novel foot-pedal interface for a wheelchair so his son can control his own explorations for the first time.

By August 30, 2013

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Tough all-terrain wheelchair takes user off-road

An Austin, Texas, high school robotics team full of young tinkerers builds a tough off-road wheelchair for a young man with cerebral palsy.

By August 23, 2013

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Disabled goldfish gets underwater 'wheelchair'

A "buoyancy-challenged" goldfish swims around in a special harness designed by her owner.

By February 6, 2013