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1. (WO2018031533) SELF-BALANCING WHEELCHAIR

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/031533    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/045872
Publication Date: Fri Feb 16 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Aug 09 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: A61G 5/04
B60L 15/20
A61G 5/06
A61G 5/10
Applicants: MAX MOBILITY, LLC
Inventors: RICHTER, Mark
Title: SELF-BALANCING WHEELCHAIR
Abstract:
The presently disclosure describes a system for stabilizing a wheelchair. The system includes at least one caster arm configured to maintain contact with a surface underlying the wheelchair. The at least one caster arm includes a force sensing system configured to measure a force exerted on the underlying surface by the at least one caster arm; and an actuator to configured adjust a position of the at least one caster arm based at least in part on the measured force.