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Wheelchair protector / fastening device

Wheelchair protector
Wheelchair protector

Wheelchair Protector is a novel device for wheelchair safety on public transportation.
Nowadays, most of the public transport facilities have special area for the disabled. The disable people could only remain stable by holding the handrail firmly. Unfortunately, they might be hurt, especially when the transportation accelerate or brake.
Wheelchair Protector is attached to the floor. It is flatten in the floor groove in the normal condition, while it could rise automatically to hold the wheelchair just by pushing a button in the handrail. In this way, the wheelchair could stay stable when driving, which makes it safer for the disabled.

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Tsinghua University

Tsinghua University
Beijing, China

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Design

Tsinghua University

Tsinghua University
Beijing, China

Ziran Zhao, Yechang Hu

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