Open Wheelchair Foundation Announcements
- June 19, 2018 - Open Wheelchair Foundation was a winner of the Select Health, Select 25
grant competition, receiving a $2500 grant. We were one of 25 winners out of a pool of
over 500 applicants. The funds will be used to provide 5 to 6 motorized wheelchairs to
children in need.
May 9, 2015 - We've released the first version of the wheelchair parts list
and instructions and posted these on the website. These plans are
based on the BYU student wheelchair. We have not fully
verified the design yet. We've found many errors in their
documentation, and so there may still be errors yet to find. We
are currently building a wheelchair based on the documentation that the
students have supplied, and attempting to catch any remaining errors.
We have also made significant changes to the website, and it's back end.
We now have a real database driven mailing list, so that we can
more easily send out notifications. We are still working on the
electronics controller, so this is not quite ready. We will
announce this when we have a beta version of the controller board.
Dec 5, 2015 - We have completed the controller board, and are beta testing
it with a small focus group. If all goes well we hope to make it
available in the next couple of weeks.
[Terms and Policies]
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The Open Wheelchair hardware design is licensed under CERN Open Hardware Licence v1.2 and the Software is licensed under
the GNU General Public License Version 3. By viewing or using the design posted on this website you are agreeing to these
licenses. To view the license see our license page.