AKKA Mobility System
The AKKA mobility platform is an ingenious electronic mobility device which enables pupils with physical disabilities to explore the world around them independently. The AKKA platform helps the user to interact with their environment, progress development of spatial awareness, as well as provide an introduction to power wheelchairs at an early age. It comprises an electronically controlled mobile base which uses photo-electric sensors to determine its course. It follows a predetermined route marked out with black floor tape, which can also be used as a perimeter fence, restricting the base to safe areas within a room, hall or corridor. The user is encouraged to make the association between their actions and the resulting motion they experience.