Twenty years after Dean Kamen revealed his stair-climbing wonder chair, the iBOT is poised to take center stage again with a new and improved model. Bob Vogel tested the new model and talked with the team members behind it to see that they learned from the original’s struggles and how they are working to make iBOT 2.0 a success.
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Bog Vogel gives some great gift ideas for last-minute shoppers.
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