Be connected

The new R-Net OMNI2 alternative drive interface unlocks the power of today’s advanced technologies. The clean two-section design features a 3.5” VGA high resolution ultra slim display and separate input component with standard USB charger port. A built-in light sensor automatically adjusts screen brightness for better visibility in sunlight or low light conditions.

Control the world through your wheelchair with built-in IR and Bluetooth

The OMNI2 features the same advanced Infra-Red (IR) control and integrated Bluetooth found in the Permobil Joystick Module. Use the programmable IR to operate TVs, DVDs, cable/satellite or other compatible environmental controls. Connect and control up to 4 supported Bluetooth devices including 2 for mouse control and 2 iDevice for iOS SwitchControl & VoiceOver functionality. Customize names of paired devices for improved menu navigation and easily switch between connected devices without unpairing.

Education & Evidence

Proof in motion.

The right chair can make all the difference — in your life, in your independence, and in your long-term health. See how we’re using the latest medical research to deliver information that moves everyone in our industry forward.

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Latest Blog Posts
Cushion Considerations: Cushion Medium

This is the 2nd blog in our series on cushion considerations. Check out the1st blog and our Wheelchair Seating and Positioning Guidefor more information about wheelchair seating.

It is important to understand the available mediums when choosing a cushion. No matter the geometry, the quality of the medium will affect the application of the cushion. Each material or medium has benefits and considerations. The mediums or materials commonly used in cushion fabrication include:

Foam
Air
Honeycomb material
Gel/fluid inserts or
Combinations of the materials

Explaining Power Seat Functions: Power Standing

This is the 6th blog in our series about power wheelchairs. Check out the 1st blog,2nd blog,3rd blog,4th blog, and
5th blog
. Check out our
Power Wheelchair Guide
for more information about power mobility.

Our last two blogs in the power wheelchair series have been about power seat functions. We know that power seat functions are the different positions a power wheelchair can achieve and today we're taking a closer look at power standing.

Manual wheelchair frame materials: 6000 & 7000 series aluminum

Hi again. In our last Balanced Ride blog we discussed the importance of material science in the complex rehab technology industry. Frame material choice in ultra-lightweight manual wheelchairs (ULMWCs) plays a pivotal role for someone searching for a more Balanced Ride. Today we are going to dive a bit deeper how and why aluminum is used when manufacturing ULMWCs. Aluminum is the material used most often, though it is still surprising that it was only 50 years ago that people started to use it in the design and production of ULMWCs. Especially when you consider the fact that wheelchairs or similar devices have been used for over 2000 years.

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