CARC Hybrid Wheelchair

Control and Applications Research Centre at BRAC University

Product description Brand name and product description

CARC Hybrid wheelchair – a solar powered, four-wheeled electric-assisted wheelchair with hand petals for movement and steering.Interview with representative

This product is still a prototype. Photos and data pertain to the 1st iteration of this product.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)


Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

Locally CARC, Globally IEEE SIGHT USAInterview with representative

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

Pricing not yet decided. Awaiting feedback from field trials.Interview with representative

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.
SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 3: to improve and promote good health.

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Individuals with limited mobility and limited access to the electrical grid.

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