Tek RMD (“robotic mobilization device”) by Matia Robotics is a motorized
standing movement device that offers the ability for those who are in a manual
wheelchair to complete everyday activities from a standing position. Unlike
other standers, users can board and control a Tek RMD unassisted. The device
allows users to board from the back without the assistance of others, providing
greater independence. Once boarded, the suspension system contains a gas
spring mechanism that balances the weight of the user, requiring only a gentle
pull to enter a standing position. When standing, a joystick control allows the
user to take his or her own path.
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