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ANCER / wheelchair


ANCER is a anti-pressure ulcer wheelchair. By helping wheelchair users shift their body position, it can relieve the pain in hips from sitting in a wheelchair for long periods of time. Through sensing und reminding the wheelchair user, helping them slightly move the place where ischium presses on the skin, so as to improve user’s experience and prevent pressure sores.
The cushion can remind tchem through vibration. Moreover, depending on the direction the user wants their hips to move, the wheelchair offers two different kinds of mode. The seatbelt and armrests are designed to ensure the safety of wheelchair users.


Northeastern University

Northeastern University
Shen Yang, China

Ran Zhou,
Northeastern University