Stair-climbing wheelchair offers alternative to lifts and ramps | Reuters


Stair-climbing wheelchair offers alternative to lifts and rampsBY JIM DRURYStair-climbing wheelchair offers alternative to lifts and ramps (01:59)An electric wheelchair that can climb most stairs, including spiral staircases, has been developed by Zurich-based students.The Scalevo Wheelchair can mount one stair per second and was designed by 10 students at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) and the Zurich University of the Arts.

Source: Stair-climbing wheelchair offers alternative to lifts and ramps | Reuters

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