WheelCare: A more caring Power Wheelchair for the elderly
WheelCare, utilizes wireless technologies providing double protection to the elderly who have mobility difficulties and to the carers who won't be afraid of getting them lost.
Your Care, We Care
Imagine your parents or grandparents suffering from mobility difficulties, you may immediately come up with 2 things: (i) Wheelchair (ii) Carer. To facilitate this situation, we have thought of a fully caring solution to enhance the user experience from hardware to software meanwhile you, as a family member, will also feel comfy to buy for your beloved ones.
- A Power Wheelchair embedded with a smart tracking system
- A smartwatch with health monitoring features
Not an ordinary Power Wheelchair
- The wheelchair is made from durable Lightweight Aircraft Quality Aluminium that allows it to hold up a weight of 300 lbs (~135 kg) yet it is 54 lbs only (~24.65 kg, without battery).
- It is foldable with size 95X62X34 cm^3 only, that can easily fit into the compartment of most of the vehicles and much more convenient for travelling.
- Supported by the lithium ion battery, the power wheelchair will be able to travel up to 15km by fully charged up in just 6 hours.
- In the meantime, the handles help the carer pull and push easier and, the breathable seat cushion can be removable for easy cleaning.
- Using Bluetooth technology, the embedded smart tracking system (i) will alert when the carer is out of the preset distance (between the carer and the elder) and, (ii) help the carer to locate the elder through our app. (Further explanation will be provided below)
- With Electromagnetic Braking System, user can change from the power mode to the manual mode safely.
The Power Wheelchair is going to apply for CE Mark and FDA certificate.
What makes smart tracking system special to a Power Wheelchair?
For carers the most stressful thing shall be getting the elders lost accidentally. However, with tracking system, you won't have such worry by simply following a few steps:
(1) Download an app
(2) Set the alert distance between the carer and the elder:
( a) 1-2 m ; (b) 5-7 m; (c) 12-15 m
(3) When you are out of the alert distance range, your mobile will ring loudly
(4) Open the app and you will get the last location of the elder right after s/he is out of the alert distance
For example, one day Victoria goes to the supermarket with her mum with our power wheelchair and she spots that there is a super sale corner. She runs to the corner immediately as usual and when she is about to take a look of the one piece, she hears an alarm quite annoying...Gosh! She leaves mum behind! Thanks to the tracking system.
Smartwatch is the best buddy to the elders
Why is the smartwatch being considerate?
When the carer is away from the elder more than 15m, what should we do? If the tracking system is the 1st protection, then the smartwatch will be the 2nd protection to avoid missing the elder in a longer distance range:
(1) Ask the elder to wear the smartwatch before going out
(2) Same as the tracking system, you have to download an app for the smartwatch
(3) Simply click the GPS icon, the map will show the current location of the elder
(4) Find the elder successfully
Apart from the GPS, the smartwatch supports not only 4G and basic functions like voice and video call but also the heath tracking features such as Heart Rate and Blood Pressure, which makes it the best smart buddy to the elderly.
With the smartwatch, your parents can make calls anytime anywhere instead of the clumsy mobile phone. It can be a fashionable hand watch, a necklace or, put aside on the armchair as they want.
In case you have bought WheelCare for mum, probably you may think: Could I buy just an additional smartwatch for dad?
↓↓Let's check out the early bird offers below ↓↓
WheelCare x 1 (HK$12000~ US$1529)
- Power Wheelchair x 1
- Smartwatch x 1
WheelCare + Extra Smartwatch (HK$13000~ US$1656)
- Power Wheelchair x 1
- Smartwatch x 2
**Buy an additional Smartwatch in just HK$1000 (~US$127)**
Why should I need WheelCare?
We hope the products of FTD can make contributions to the society that more and more people can be beneficial by a more affordable price but with better functionality.
WheelCare understands the needs of both the carers and the elders. We aim at providing a more considerate solution to show your care to the elders with our passionate engineering design. The double protection not only helps locate the elder physically but also relieves the stress of the carer mentally. The enhancement of the user experience for both parties in terms of better caring solution enables both sides can be well connected anytime, anywhere regardless of the distance.