This is a new take on personal transportation
This new Segway type wheelchair is called the Ogo and was developed by a Kevin Halsall, a New Zealand engineer who invented this hands-free wheelchair for his best friend. The Ogo wheelchair will give people a new way to engage with the world.
According to the youtube video:
Our team has blended cutting edge electronics and battery technology with an innovative intuitive hands free control system, to introduce a new era in personal transportation and freedom of movement for maximum independence.
A price is yet to be determined, but Mr Halsall hopes to keep them affordable and within the range of $10,000 – $20,000.
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