Design of a Mobile Support for Physically Challenged People; Adapted to Home Environment

Kenneth Bringzén
University of Linköping, Sweden

Carmen Biel Sanchis
AIDIMA, Valencia, Spain

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Ingår i: The 13th International Conference on Thinking Norrköping; Sweden June 17-21; 2007

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 21:3, s. 19-24

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Publicerad: 2007-07-20


ISSN: 1650-3686 (tryckt), 1650-3740 (online)


In this paper we will present a design solution for a mobile support that will allow physically challenged people to move about inside homes or institutions in a safe way. This design is based on new applications from existing materials and production technology; with a very high human interface in line with the sustainable philosophy and being able to age with grace. We would be fully satisfied with a positive response from the users who are choosing our design; and with a product that have a high acceptance level.


Design; integration; mobility; support; humanize; furniture; attractive; safety; sustainability


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