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WHILL Type-A Four Wheel Drive Stylish Wheelchair! - Assistive Technology Blog
Assistive technology products and concepts are always appreciated for their functionality and not necessarily their aesthetics, because traditionally, the focus has never been on how a product looks. The only criteria, really, for an accessibility related product to succeed is that it does its job well. But why not take things a step further and make them look pleasing as well? What’s wrong with making an accessibility product aesthetically pleasant and beautiful? In this age of minimalism and sleek designs, why not give “the looks” of a product some love and affection as well? We already know that the WHILL Type-A brings technology and modern design together. The company that is combining sleekness, robustness and speed in the form of a personal mobility device has more exciting news for everyone! The award winning team behind the WHILL Type-A comprises of talented people who’ve worked at Nissan, Sony, Olympus in the past, will be selling 50 units in California this summer and all over the US in the winter. Pre-order is available for an initial deposit of $500. The purchase price for this product is $9,500 which does not include shipping etc. I am hoping that insurance companies would be able [...]