First indigenous electric standing wheelchair ‘NeoStand’

NeoStand the First indigenous electric standing wheelchair

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT) has launched India’s first indigenous electric standing wheelchair ‘NeoStand’ made with indigenous technology. This wheelchair was launched by Professor V Kamakoti, Director of IIT Madras. On this occasion, he said that the NeoStand wheelchair has been developed keeping in mind the problems faced by the disabled people.

Indigenous electric standing wheelchair

  • Through this wheelchair, disabled people can sit for a long time and stand comfortably without any help.
  • NeoStand has been designed under the leadership of Professor Sujatha Srinivasan of the Center for Rehabilitation Research and Device Development, IIT Madras.
  • IIT Madras’s incubated startup Neomotion has priced this wheelchair at Rs 90 thousand.

What is the Neostand wheelchair?

  • This is a compact standing wheelchair.
  • Navigation is made easy thanks to its motorized standing mechanism.
  • A person sitting in a wheelchair can easily stand up by pressing a button.

About Neomotion

  • This is a startup of R2D2.
  • This startup has been incubated in IIT Madras.
  • NeoMotion creates life-changing products for people with physical challenges and the older people.
  • Neomotion’s first product is the NeoFly, a compact, personalized wheelchair.
  • After this he developed NeoBolt, which is a motorized wheelchair.
  • Recently Neomotion manufactured India’s first indigenous electric standing wheelchair ‘NeoStand’.

FAQs

What is the name of India’s first indigenous electric standing wheelchair?

NeoStand wheelchair

Which institute has developed NeoStand wheelchair?

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

Who presided over the creation of indigenous electric standing wheelchair ‘NeoStand’?

Professor Sujatha Srinivasan

Name the incubated startup of IIT Madras, which creates products for people with physical challenges?

Neomotion

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