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1. WO1996003956 - MULTI-DIRECTIONAL MOTORIZED WHEELCHAIR

Publication Number WO/1996/003956
Publication Date 15.02.1996
International Application No. PCT/CA1995/000470
International Filing Date 04.08.1995
Chapter 2 Demand Filed 13.02.1996
IPC
A61G 5/04 2013.01
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
GTRANSPORT, PERSONAL CONVEYANCES, OR ACCOMMODATION SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR PATIENTS OR DISABLED PERSONS; OPERATING TABLES OR CHAIRS; CHAIRS FOR DENTISTRY; FUNERAL DEVICES
5Chairs or personal conveyances specially adapted for patients or disabled persons, e.g. wheelchairs
04motor-driven
B60K 1/00 2006.01
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
KARRANGEMENT OR MOUNTING OF PROPULSION UNITS OR OF TRANSMISSIONS IN VEHICLES; ARRANGEMENT OR MOUNTING OF PLURAL DIVERSE PRIME-MOVERS IN VEHICLES; AUXILIARY DRIVES FOR VEHICLES; INSTRUMENTATION OR DASHBOARDS FOR VEHICLES; ARRANGEMENTS IN CONNECTION WITH COOLING, AIR INTAKE, GAS EXHAUST OR FUEL SUPPLY OF PROPULSION UNITS IN VEHICLES
1Arrangement or mounting of electrical propulsion units
B62D 61/10 2006.01
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
62LAND VEHICLES FOR TRAVELLING OTHERWISE THAN ON RAILS
DMOTOR VEHICLES; TRAILERS
61Motor vehicles or trailers, characterised by the arrangement or number of wheels, not otherwise provided for, e.g. four wheels in diamond pattern
10with more than four wheels
CPC
A61G 2203/14
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
GTRANSPORT, PERSONAL CONVEYANCES, OR ACCOMMODATION SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR PATIENTS OR DISABLED PERSONS
2203General characteristics of devices
10characterised by specific control means, e.g. for adjustment or steering
14Joysticks
A61G 5/043
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
GTRANSPORT, PERSONAL CONVEYANCES, OR ACCOMMODATION SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR PATIENTS OR DISABLED PERSONS
5Chairs or personal conveyances specially adapted for patients or disabled persons, e.g. wheelchairs
04motor-driven
041having a specific drive-type
043Mid wheel drive
B60K 1/00
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
KARRANGEMENT OR MOUNTING OF PROPULSION UNITS OR OF TRANSMISSIONS IN VEHICLES; ARRANGEMENT OR MOUNTING OF PLURAL DIVERSE PRIME-MOVERS IN VEHICLES; AUXILIARY DRIVES FOR VEHICLES; INSTRUMENTATION OR DASHBOARDS FOR VEHICLES; ARRANGEMENTS IN CONNECTION WITH COOLING, AIR INTAKE, GAS EXHAUST OR FUEL SUPPLY OF PROPULSION UNITS IN VEHICLES
1Arrangement or mounting of electrical propulsion units
B62D 61/10
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
62LAND VEHICLES FOR TRAVELLING OTHERWISE THAN ON RAILS
DMOTOR VEHICLES; TRAILERS
61Motor vehicles or trailers, characterised by the arrangement or number of wheels, not otherwise provided for, e.g. four wheels in diamond pattern
10with more than four wheels
Y10S 180/907
YSECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES SPANNING OVER SEVERAL SECTIONS OF THE IPC; TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
10TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC
STECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
180Motor vehicles
907Motorized wheelchairs
Applicants
  • FERNIE, Geoffrey, R. [CA/CA]; CA
  • GRIGGS, Gerald, T. [CA/CA]; CA
Inventors
  • FERNIE, Geoffrey, R.; CA
  • GRIGGS, Gerald, T.; CA
Agents
  • ROLSTON, George, A.; Miller Thomson Suite 2700 Box 27 20 Queen Street West Toronto, Ontario M5H 3S1, CA
Priority Data
08/285,74304.08.1994US
Publication Language English (EN)
Filing Language English (EN)
Designated States
Title
(EN) MULTI-DIRECTIONAL MOTORIZED WHEELCHAIR
(FR) FAUTEUIL ROULANT MOTORISE MULTIDIRECTIONNEL
Abstract
(EN)
A multi-directional motorized wheelchair (10) having a seat portion (12) and, a back portion (14), and having two drive wheels (32, 32), each having a separate motor (36, 38) for driving one drive wheel forwardly or backwardly, independently of the other wheel, a drive wheel mounting (34) beneath the seat (12), and controls (30) for operating the wheels (32, 32) either simultaneously in the same direction, or one of them in one direction, or simultaneously in opposite directions, and, stabilizer wheels (22, 22) mounted beneath the seat (12), and extending outwardly from and around the drive wheels (32, 32), to stabilize the chair (10).
(FR)
L'invention concerne un fauteuil roulant motorisé multidirectionnel (10) présentant une partie siège (12), une partie dossier (14), et présentant deux roues motrices (32, 32), dotées chacune d'un moteur séparé (36, 38) destiné à entraîner une roue motrice vers l'avant ou vers l'arrière, indépendamment l'une de l'autre, un support (34) des roues motrices situé au-dessous du siège (12), ainsi que des commandes (30) destinées à faire fonctionner les roues (32, 32) soit simultanément dans la même direction, ou une d'elles dans une direction, soit simultanément dans des directions opposées, et des roues stabilisatrices (22, 22) montées au-dessous du siège (12) s'étendant vers l'extérieur à partir et autour des roues motrices (32, 32), afin de stabiliser le fauteuil (10).
Also published as
DE19581724
GB9702174.5
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