HAW Hamburg: Rueckbrodt, Reimer & Waldheuer (cooperation partner Airbus Hamburg - ProtoSpace)

Smart Onboard Wheelchair (Smart OBW)

The innovative lightweight Smart Onboard Wheelchair with Over Toilet Functionality provides easy and efficient cabin aisle mobility as well as hygienic lavatory usage support with superior benefits for users,crews and operators.

The On-Board Wheelchair (Smart OBW): providing enhanced PRM support in aircraft cabins by combining the existing aisle mobility function of current OBW with lavatory usage support – the Over Toilet Function – in one single device. The Smart OBW is the only wheelchair that fits above a toilet bowl and eliminates the need to transfer the user onto the toilet seat.