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Convertible Seat / seat

Convertible Seat
Convertible Seat

Many people choose to travel by subway. The existing subway seat is single, which is very inconvenient for people with disabilities who are wheelchair-bound. The Convertible Seat utilizes the structure of safety rod to provide space and safety protection for the disabled through simple deformation. It can also be used as a normal seat. There are a telescoping structure inside the seat, the user just need to simply pull it, the area of the seat will be increased. The bending support rods on both sides are provided for people standing to grab.


Dalian Minzu University

Dalian Minzu University
Dalian, China

Yu Chen,
Dalian Minzu University

Jiale Hou,
Dalian Minzu University

Yue Wang,
Dalian Minzu University

Haonan Xi,
Dalian Minzu University