We loved watching Team GB do so well at the Rio Olympics and in just 7 days’ time the competition starts all over again with the Paralympics. We’ll be cheering on our athletes from the workshop, and we’ll also be keeping one eye on all the innovations in assistive technology that will be on display at the games. The realm of sport is often where the most exciting technological advances come from, and observing how the design teams meet the very specific needs of all the athletes to enable their best performance really brings out the inner geek in us here at Recliners.
We thought we’d share three of our favourite technologies past and present. Do let us know if you see anything that really impresses you at the Paralympics!