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Category: Accessibility

This Motorized Mobility Chair Safely Moves Riders Up Or Down The Stairs

This is the Mobile Stairlift developed by Shia Halpern. It’s a mobility device designed to safely and efficiently transport riders up and down the stairs. Lightweight and portable, this innovative mobility device doesn’t require pre-installed tracks. Instead, it’s equipped with durable rubber tank-like treads, which can be used on practically any stair surface.

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This Motorless ‘Walking Bike’ Without Pedals Is Helping Those with Parkinson’s or MS Stay Active

This is the Alinker, a non-motorized walking-bike without pedals invented by Barbara Alink, a Dutch designer, architect, and humanitarian. This innovative three-wheeled walking bike allows active individuals confronted with the diagnosis of MS or Parkinson’s for example, maintain their active lifestyle. It has an adjustable saddle, seat height, and handlebars.

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This Staircase Transforms into an ‘Elevator’ and Becomes an Invisible Lift for Wheelchair Users

Sesame Access’ Invisible Lift transforms stairs into ADA compliant elevators making them wheelchair accessible. Using patented engineering, Sesame Lift rebuilds an existing staircase, makes it seamlessly slide away, and a lift rises in its place. The exterior/interior of a building doesn’t need to be altered because it’s fully compliant with all ADA regulations.

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