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P`gasus / robotic wheelchair

P`gasus
P`gasus

Lebens(t)räume 2007

Lebens(t)räume 2007

P`gasus is an alternative solution to the current manually
operated wheelchairs for paraplegic people. The well known icon, a sitting person in a wheelchair established to an internationally accepted symbol for disability in general. A lot of wheelchair drivers do not feel disabled and experience similar dimensions to ordinary people.
The intension of P`gasus is to break with the image and appearence of current wheelchairs. P`gasus allows an efficient movement in an upright position. A manual actuation in combination with an electric drive motor with gyroscopic sensors (segway inspired) allow the driver to
manoever in very small distance

University

Muthesius Kunsthochschule, Kiel

Muthesius-Kunsthochschule
Industrial Design
Kiel, Germany

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Design

Muthesius Kunsthochschule, Kiel

Steffen Ganz
Kronshagen, Germany

Steffen Ganz

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Design

Porsche Design

Porsche Design Studio
Zell am See, Austria

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