Smart and handy new wheelchair


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  • Tuesday, 07 Mar 2017

Plexus employee and project advisor Eric Tan demonstrating the PlexWheel which is a wheelchair operates uses wireless gesture recognition to navigate in accordance with motion-induced finger movement during the PlexWheel briefing at Plexus Penang Islandview site at Jalan Hilir Sungai Keluang 4 in the Bayan Lepas Free Industrial Zone yesterday.(March 2) Penang. — CHAN BOON KAI/The Star

INSPIRED by a campus mate who used a wheelchair, four students developed an ‘intelligent’ wheelchair for the disabled.

In just four months, the engineering students of Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TARUC) developed a wheelchair prototype that can be navigated through gesture recognition with motion-induced finger movement.

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