8/26/2017: First Prototype

A project log for TurningPoint.

An assistive device that can reliably help frail patients transfer from bed to wheelchair and back.

Riya FukuiRiya Fukui 08/31/2017 at 22:400 Comments

This is our first prototype:

(You can see our legoman sitting on it!)

This is a leaning pivot system where people can lean in to the device, transfer their weight, pivot, then sit down. Here is a video on how it works: