Electric Wheelchairs Are On The Roster Of New Emojis

Electric Wheelchairs Are On The Roster Of New Emojis

An electric wheelchair is just one of the new emojis that have joined the roster this year that represent people with different abilities. The new roster of emojis, introduced by the Unicode Consortium, includes both manual and electric wheelchairs for the first time,...
Toyota Contest Seeks Future Mobility Technology

Toyota Contest Seeks Future Mobility Technology

Toyota has chosen five finalists in a $4 million contest to devise the best motorized wheelchair of the future. The finalists in the “Mobility Unlimited Challenge” were announced this week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The three-year challenge...
Maker Brings Cosplay To People With Disabilities

Maker Brings Cosplay To People With Disabilities

You may see attendees in motorized wheelchairs at comic-book and fandom type conventions, but if you see some extreme cosplay going on, there’s a good chance that the organization Magic Wheelchair was involved. Magic Wheelchair, a non-profit organization that was...