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Wednesday, June 3, 2015

The first scooter that can stand upright

A mobility scooter which enables people who use it can stand upright, has been launched and called 'RollerScoot'. This RollerScoot allows those who can not walk to lean into the device and take the weight off his feet.
An inventor from Devon has created a mobility scooter you can stand on. Called RollerScoot (shown) it weighs 26kg. (Picture from: http://dailym.ai/1Fo0kuJ)
They also can sit on it and use it as a scooter as usual. RollerScoot sold for US $ 3,045 was designed by Ian Gray, a Scottish inventor who lives in Devon, and he has spent 25 years working for the disabled and creating inventions to improve the quality of life for those with limited mobility.
The direction and speed of the RollerScoot are controlled by a simple-to-use joystick so there is no need to turn the body or arms, and it has automatic braking. With its twin motors, it is also able to turn on the spot. It can be split into three pieces or folded up and wheeled like a suitcase. (Picture from: http://dailym.ai/1Fo0kuJ)
As reported by the Daily Mail, the RollerScoot weighs 26 kg (57 lbs). And it driven using Lithium-ion twin motors that give a cruising distance of 19 km (12 miles) and a top speed of 6 km/h (4 mph).
The direction and speed are controlled simply by joystick so no need to alter the body or arms, and has an automatic braking. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | DAILYMAIL]
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