Wheelchair hack for foot control

September 10th, 2013 | by dnw |

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Alejandro who was born with Spinal Muscular Atrophy which limits his ability to move.

Rather than wait five years for a powered wheelchair, his father [Shea] took it upon himself to hack a wheelchair his son could control.

He used a second hand adult-sized motorized wheelchair on eBay and the sensors from a digital kitchen scale as pedal inputs.  Read the rest

via Hack a Day

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