Category: Manual Wheelchairs

HEROes Xavier Wheelchair

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HEROes Series of Sport Wheelchairs is designed to withstand and navigate on different terrain such as sand. This wheelchair is made so that users can participate in beach volleyball or rugby. HERO Xavier was inspired by fictional superhero and leader of the X-Men Charles Francis Xavier aka Professor X.


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HEROes Xavier Wheelchair

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Jairo da Costa Junior
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Designer of the HEROes Xavier Wheelchair. Has a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design (2006) and with a Specialisation in Graphic Design and Corporate Strategy (2008), since 2007, has done research on Design for Sustainability. Worked at the Design & Sustainability Research Centre (2010-2012) in Brazil, and obtained his Master’s degree in Design (2012) on the topic Eco-efficient Services in Product-Service Systems. Currently working on my PhD research in Design for Sustainability at Delft University of Technology, where he is investigating Product-Service Systems for the Base of the Pyramid (BoP) in Emerging Markets. 

USC Institute for Creative Technologies
12015 Waterfront Drive
Playa Vista, CA 90094-2536
United States
California US