2020 / Industrial And Life Science Design / Aids/Prosthetics / Student

Bedsore Preventing Wheelchair

  • Prizes
    Winner in Industrial and Life Science Design/Aids/Prosthetics
  • Lead Designer
    Ran Zhou
  • University
    Muthesius Kunsthochschule

Bedsore preventing wheelchair relieve the pain in hips from sitting in a wheelchair for long periods of time by helping wheelchair users shift their body position. Through sensing und reminding the wheelchair user, helping them slightly move the position, so as to improve user's experience and prevent bedsore. The dynamic airbag built into the seat cushion and rotatable armrest differentiat it from the regular wheelchair.
It offers high quality solutions for extended use of wheelchair and is one of the few products with focus on wheelchair users with more complex demands.

Photo Credit: Ran Zhou