Design of an electrical power assist kit for manual wheelchair under the conditions of developing countries
Mejía Gutiérrez, Ricardo
Zuluaga Holguín, Daniel
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Electric mobility has become an important issue worldwide; proof of this is that all the transportation areas are tending towards a green approach for their business by using renewable energies -- In parallel form, mobility for disabled people is a global concern right now, specifically how to improve the independency and raise the standard of living of people in this situation -- Electric mobility solutions have provided an important advance in the independency of patients -- However, as occurs with emerging technologies the price is quite high, especially for developing countries such as Colombia -- This work presents the design of an electric power kit for manual wheelchair, with the aim of making it adaptable for different wheelchair brands available in the Colombian market
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in proceedings of the ICE & IEEE-ITMC 2013 Conference on responsible innovation and entrepreneurship.
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