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TED Talk; Amos Winter: The cheap all-terrain wheelchair
« on: June 04, 2014, 08:22:05 PM »
Here is an interesting 11 minute TEDx video. It deals with an MIT academic, who helped create an all-terrain manual wheelchair that is under $200.

https://www.ted.com/talks/amos_winter_the_cheap_all_terrain_wheelchair

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Re: TED Talk; Amos Winter: The cheap all-terrain wheelchair
« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2014, 11:58:30 AM »
Great story   O0
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Re: TED Talk; Amos Winter: The cheap all-terrain wheelchair
« Reply #2 on: June 05, 2014, 05:30:56 PM »
Here is an interesting 11 minute TEDx video. It deals with an MIT academic, who helped create an all-terrain manual wheelchair that is under $200.

https://www.ted.com/talks/amos_winter_the_cheap_all_terrain_wheelchair

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I read about this project a few years back, and emailed them mid-Winter about an US release of the chair.  It  looks quite different from what they showed as used in Africa, actually better.

Thanksfor posting.

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