Independent Wheelchair Assistant Concept by Oscar Fernandez inspired by his grandfather whom has been in a wheelchair given that the age of 20, designer Oscar Fernandez created the particular electric Independent Wheelchair Assistant to help users independently access their local communities in a safe and simple way. The design utilizes your user’s own wheelchair, acting as a true assistant and also eliminating the need to continuously transfer between other devices like scooters or power chairs. Hit the jump to have a look at its unique functionality. The user attaches to the system from the rear via a small bracket which must be that come with the wheelchair. The bracket slides in the back of the IWA, lifting the actual two front castor wheels in the wheelchair off the ground. Your bracket locks into place, securing the particular chair and transferring the weight evenly across the four huge wheels of each the IWA and the users’ wheelchair. Every bit as simple controls allow the connection to get made or released using the press of a single button.