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a movable chair mounted on large wheels

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The team behind the stair-climbing wheelchair comprises seven mechanical engineering students and one electrical engineering student from the autonomous systems lab of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) and two industrial design students from the Zurich University of Arts (ZHdK).
Literature presents stair-climbing wheelchair mechanism with high single-step capability.
Would-be inventors are better off focusing on innovation first, advised the inventor of the Segway Human Transporter, the IBOT stair-climbing wheelchair and hundreds of other, mostly medical, products.
"In recent months, PN has literally been crawling with items about stair-climbing wheelchairs. Although we tend to tread carefully on news of revolutionary devices and discoveries lest we arouse hopes prematurely, we think the following two devices are indeed news-worthy and interesting." The two devices described looked like toy tanks; one had a motor with an extension cord.