Screenshot-2015-12-03-15.11.09We recently featured the Whill and its potentially revolutionary new front wheels that allow for easier turning, but what if you didn’t have to always turn? What if your wheelchair could move diagonally and side-to-side? The idea of an omnidirectional chair has been around since 1973 when a Swedish inventor devised a wheel with angled rollers attached to it that allowed objects to roll in any direction. The invention was called the Mecanum wheel, and over the years inventors have toyed with applying it to wheelchairs (in addition to NASA and military vehicles). The latest, and coolest looking iteration, the Omnichair, comes from a team o