Short Tilte:Advances in electric-powered wheelchairs
Journal:Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation
Year, Volume, Issue, Page(s):06, 11, 4, 15-29
Article focuses on key innovations in powered wheelchair technology. The authors discuss a number of advances, including: (1) commercial innovations, (2) advanced controls, (3) communication technologies, (4) frame designs and flexible structures, (5) standards and testing, and (6) drive-train technologies. A discussion of the basics of electric-powered wheelchair operation is included, while the authors point to implications for future innovations.