Stephen Campbell’s grandmother was a wheelchair user. Over time, he noticed that she and other people in wheelchairs often back into things, causing both embarrassment and physical damage. Plus, if that person has a back injury, backing into something can be very painful.
Stephen asked, “If cars can have backup notification systems, why can’t wheelchairs?”
And the Virginia student and his teenage friends didn’t just ask the question. They went on to develop a device to help.
The high school entrepreneurs, who have started a company, are also planning to get these devices to people who can’t afford them.
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