WOW! Stolen out of the star ship Enterprise, comes this new power wheelchair by Whill. A pretty interesting review by THE VERGE, and it illustrates the mind set of the founder and his reason behind the design.
Satoshi Sugi, the founder and CEO of Whill, was inspired to create a high-tech wheelchair by a neighbor. "He used a wheelchair, and he told me he had given up even going to the grocery store two blocks away. He didn't like being seen in public as weak or crippled. I wanted to make a wheelchair that would make the user feel confident and cool, while also using technology to improve the experience and capabilities."
After visiting the website, there are some pretty cool features on the WHILL type-A. You must check it out for yourself. Also, watch the pretty cool making of the chair in the video below.
(image source = www.whill.jp)