Futuristic and accommodating, these high-tech wheelchairs aim to make daily tasks, such as climbing stairs or even trekking through bad weather, a breeze for the elderly/disabled. Continue reading to see more. Click here for first picture in gallery.

iBot 4000

Designed by Segway creator Dean Kamen, the iBot 4000 Mobility System “uses multiple built-in computers that work in conjunction with gyroscopes” to climb stairs. That’s not all, it also features triple redundant backup systems and auditory/visual signals for added safety.



For a wheelchair that can go anywhere, look no furthur than the Tank Chair. This custom off-road chair “conquers streams, mud, snow, sand, gravel — allowing you to get back to nature — and can also climb up and down stairs”. The all-new upgraded model features more torque, a strengthened chassis, ergonomic seat, and a lower center of gravity.