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Google backs wheelchair tech

June 21, 2016Tracy Orzel

HURLEYVILLE, N.Y. - Google has awarded a $1.125M grant to the Center for Discovery to create an open source power add-on that will turn any manual wheelchair into a power wheelchair.“What's unique about our design is that it requires no modification to the existing wheelchair,” said John Damiao, power mobility program director at The Center for Discovery, which offers adult and pediatric rehabilitation programs for disabled individuals.The indieGo is a small rolling platform that manual...

Center for Discovery, John Damiao, manual wheelchair


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