Name of the Technology :     Android Controlled Wheel Chair  
 Disability Sector :                   Locomotor Disability
 Function :                                Mobility/ Holding aids, Daily basic activities aids

 Category of research :           Upgradation of existing technology/product
 Brief description of the product/ technology:

 Smart Wheel Chair is a smarter solution for people with lower limb impairment to be more independent in doing their day to day activities. The person can  remotely operate his wheelchair using a smart phone, hereby making him move freely in and around the house without the assistance of a second person. In  addition to this the Wheel Chair is equipped with a Patient Monitoring System, which checks the vitals of the patient and report to the ambulance service and the  concerned person in the event of abnormality.
 Lacking funds for further research. If implemented fully, with this indigenous technology India will make its own wheel chair controllers that are presently  imported from abroad at higher prices.

 Readiness level of the product/technology:                                                              Field Testing Ongoing
 Anticipated time to reach the next readiness level:                                                  0 to 3 months
 Anticipated time for the technology/product to come in the market:                      6 to 12 months
 Any Hindrance(s) being faced w.r.t. the development of product/technology:      Lack of Funds

 Anticipated cost:          50000
 Contact Details:            P. Shiva Subhashini, Associate Dean-Assistive Technology Lab
                                        Dr. B. V. Raju Institute of Technology
                                        Vishnupur, Narsapur
                                        Medak District, Telangana, 502 313
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