Ups and downs

"I got the idea for this after my father Soli became housebound and had difficulty climbing up and down the stairs of his second-floor flat when his asthma acted up,” Jamshed Dalal, designer and manufacturer of  Seedee, a battery operated wheelchair that helps the elderly and disabled ascend and descend stairs, told Parsiana on August 23, 2019. The wheelchairs need to be maneuvered by an attendant. "Stable and self supporting, durable tracks attached to the chair grip the stairs securely,” said the 40-year-old mechanical engineer. The charge in the batteries lasts up to 25 flights. The equipment is portable and......

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