Pakistani engineering pupil designs world’s first voice managed wheelchair


Pakistani engineering pupil designs world’s first voice managed wheelchair
Pakistani engineering pupil designs world’s first voice managed wheelchair

GOBEE can hook up with any smartphone through Bluetooth, or Wi-Fi permitting its consumer to regulate it even when they’re 100 toes away from the wheelchair.
A Pakistani engineering pupil has designed an automatic wheelchair – the primary of its type on the earth – which is managed by smartphone and voice command.

Faaiz Arbab, a pupil of MS electrical engineering at LUMS, has designed ‘GOBEE’ to assist the bodily challenged folks by means of good applied sciences built-in into the wheelchair.

GOBEE can hook up with any smartphone through Bluetooth, or Wi-Fi permitting its consumer to regulate it even when they’re 100 toes away from the wheelchair.

Extra options of the wheelchair embrace an anti-rusting and water repellent physique with alloy rim wheels mixed with a settee seat that has an anti-sweat expertise.
The preliminary value of the wheelchair is Rs100,000 however the designers hope its value might be decreased when produced on a mass stage.

Being the founding father of Ayub Yaqoob Engineering Firm (AYECo), Faaiz has already started distributing GOBEE in Pakistani market. In future, the product may be exported after its compliance with Worldwide Well being Rules (IHR) of the World Well being Group (WHO).

Arbab has urged the federal government and state departments to assist his group produce this progressive machine on commercially.

GOBEE wheelchair has been awarded greatest Shopper Product Design Award (2018) by the Nationwide Design Awards (NDA).