Active Body secures patent, seeks investors

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

ATLANTA – Active Body has received a patent for its wheelchair-rollator hybrid design, the startup announced June 27. The product concept features a robotic lift that allows a wheelchair user to transition to a standing position where waking is facilitated in a supportive frame. “Health benefits from continued ambulation are significant and well documented.,” said Charles Wike, president, in a release. “With the dramatic increase in the elderly population and the continued decline in the cost of robotic lift mechanisms, we believe that this concept will represent a significant market niche.” Active Body is seeking to license its technology to medical device manufacturers. For more information, visit: www.activebodyinc.com.