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wheelchair

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Epic Star Wars snowspeeder wheelchair costume wins Halloween

A dad who's also a giant Star Wars fan turns his son's wheelchair into a snowspeeder just in time to battle the forces of the dark side on Halloween.

By October 29, 2015

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This 'smart' wheelchair knows to send repair notices, health alerts

A prototype wheelchair with a cellular radio illustrates the benefits of connected devices.

By September 16, 2015

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A smart wheelchair means you're never disconnected (pictures)

This prototype motorized wheelchair comes equipped with a cellular radio able to tap into AT&T's network.

7 Images By September 16, 2015

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Disabled tortoise gets a Lego 'wheelchair'

A little tortoise with a metabolic bone disease has had mobility returned thanks to a Lego rig glued to his shell.

By December 9, 2014

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Help create epic Halloween costumes for kids in wheelchairs

Halloween should fun for all. Find out how you can help nonprofit organization The Magic Wheelchair make amazing costumes of dragons and pirate ships for children in wheelchairs.

By June 18, 2015

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Disabled wiener dog gets a 3D-printed wheelchair

Download specs for a 3D-printed tiny wheelchair thanks to Bubbles, the two-legged dachshund and her crafty owners.

By January 28, 2015

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SuitX aims for affordable, lightweight exoskeleton (Tomorrow Daily 308 show notes)

It's already about half the cost of its competitors, but if SuitX can achieve its goal price point (similar to the cost of an electric wheelchair), it might be a life-changing device for paraplegics.

By February 2, 2016

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Phoenix exoskeleton aims for cheaper price, agile experience (Tomorrow Daily 308)

On today's show: an exoskeleton aiming to someday compete with electric wheelchair prices, and Microsoft sheds more light on its underwater data center experiment.

By February 2, 2016

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Wearable robots for the paralyzed take a step forward

A next-gen exoskeleton, now on sale, highlights how the latest robots are merging science fiction with reality.

By February 2, 2016

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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