US 11,052,003 B2
Wheelchair with integrated transfer device
Andrea Depalo, Saronno (IT); Emilio Rigolio, Busto Arsizio (IT); Antonino Quartarone, Paderno Dugnano (IT); and Giovanni Cermola, Milan (IT)
Assigned to AVANCHAIR S.R.L., Caronno Pertusella (IT)
Filed by RIGOLIO EMILIO, Busto Arsizio (IT)
Filed on Nov. 29, 2018, as Appl. No. 16/204,241.
Claims priority of application No. 102017000139870 (IT), filed on Dec. 5, 2017.
Prior Publication US 2019/0167497 A1, Jun. 6, 2019
Int. Cl. A61G 5/10 (2006.01); A61G 7/10 (2006.01); A61G 5/12 (2006.01); A61B 5/00 (2006.01); B60B 19/00 (2006.01); A61G 5/04 (2013.01)
CPC A61G 5/1056 (2013.01) [A61B 5/0002 (2013.01); A61B 5/6894 (2013.01); A61G 5/04 (2013.01); A61G 5/10 (2013.01); A61G 5/1059 (2013.01); A61G 5/1062 (2013.01); A61G 5/122 (2016.11); A61G 5/125 (2016.11); A61G 7/103 (2013.01); A61G 7/1025 (2013.01); A61G 7/1034 (2013.01); B60B 19/003 (2013.01); A61G 7/1065 (2013.01)] 11 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A wheelchair comprising;
a supporting frame;
moving means configured to move said wheelchair, said supporting frame comprising a seating area for a wheelchair user;
first actuation means configured to translate said seating area laterally and externally with respect to said supporting frame and, at least partially, with respect to said moving means, in a configuration of transfer of said user;
supporting elements being operationally associated to said seating area, said supporting elements being able to be activated in said transfer configuration of said seating area to support said seating area with respect to the ground,
wherein said seating area being defined, in said transfer configuration, by a main seat and a secondary seat able to be activated in said transfer configuration of said seating area to increase the extension of said main seat.