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Scalevo: The Stairclimbing Wheelchair

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The Scalevo wheelchair is a student project started in Summer 2014 at ETH Zurich. #ETHZ

The wheelchair is electric powered and balances on two wheels while driving on even ground. To climb and descend stairs or overcome bigger obstacles a set of tracks can be lowered dynamically to keep the user level at all times.

The driving speed on the stairs and balancing on the ground demonstrated in the video will be increased after further testing.