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9016437 Personal stair lift  
A personal stair lift to transport an individual up and down a stairway on a chair assembly supported on a rail mounted rack comprising a carriage assembly configured to support a lift mechanism...
8943631 Operable ramp  
An operable ramp is moveable between a stowed position, a neutral position, and a deployed position. The operable ramp includes a ramp panel rotatably coupled at a first end about a first axis and...
8925131 Operable ramp  
An operable ramp is moveable between a stowed position and a deployed position. The operable ramp includes a support element and an inner ramp rotatable at a first end about a first axis. The...
8918939 Operable ramp  
An operable ramp is moveable between a lowered stowed position and a raised deployed position. The operable ramp has a ramp panel rotatable about a first axis located at a first end. A support...
8887337 Operable ramp  
An operable ramp is moveable between a raised position and a lowered position. In the raised position, the operable ramp forms a step. The operable ramp has a first panel rotatably coupled at a...
8832893 Operable ramp  
An operable ramp is moveable between a stowed position and a deployed position. The operable ramp includes a ramp panel rotatable about a first end. A second end of the ramp panel is lower in the...
8813290 Operable ramp  
An operable ramp is moveable between a stowed position and a deployed position. The operable ramp includes a support element and an inner ramp rotatable at a first end about a first axis. The...
8807283 Lift apparatus  
A lift apparatus configured to move a passenger platform of the lift apparatus between a first position and an elevated second position. A stairway of the example lift apparatus may be used as a...
8783419 Low profile wheelchair lift with direct-acting hydraulic cylinders  
A wheel chair lift device includes a pair of upside-down, vertically-oriented hydraulic cylinders having their closed ends attached to opposing sides of a lift car, and their piston rods secured...
8739935 Portable wheel chair lift  
A portable wheel chair lift device includes a lift car, a support base, and a lifting mechanism coupled thereto to selectively raise or lower the lift car while allowing the floor of the lift car...
8286754 Vertical lift platform assembly  
A vertical lift platform assembly 100 has a lift platform 140, which is translatable in a vertical direction between at least a raised position and a lowered position by at least one actuator 200....
8146713 Lifting apparatus and method for transporting people and objects  
A lifting apparatus including a travel platform moving along a support frame to transport people and objects, and a lifting method for moving the travel platform up and down along the support...
8079447 Wheel chair lift with protective skirt sensors  
A wheel chair lift device includes a lift car selectively elevated above a base, along with protective skirting covering the region below the lift car. Exposed portions of the protective skirting...
8042655 Roll stop for a lift  
A roll stop system for a lift includes a roll stop member that is movable between a raised position and a lowered position, a driving mechanism for moving the roll stop member between the raised...
7954602 Lift apparatus with telescoping platform attachment and method  
A lift apparatus is disclosed. Particularly, a lift apparatus may comprise a support frame and a platform movably coupled to the support frame. Further, the platform may comprise at least one...
7926618 Portable wheel chair lift  
A portable wheel chair lift device includes a lift car, a support base, and a lifting mechanism coupled thereto to selectively raise or lower the lift car while allowing the floor of the lift car...
7896134 Low-rise vertical platform lift assembly with low-profile lifting mechanism  
A wheelchair lift assembly is provided. The wheelchair lift assembly includes a frame, a platform, and a lift mechanism associated with the frame. The lift mechanism includes a stabilizing arm and...
7766127 Barrier assembly for a wheelchair lift  
A barrier assembly for a wheelchair lift assembly is provided. The wheelchair lift assembly includes a lift frame and a platform reciprocally coupled to the lift frame. The barrier assembly...
7756601 Intuitive controller for vertical lift assist device  
A vertical control mechanism for a vertical lift assist device is provided in which a rotational twist grip element is in direct communication with a control signal that generates analog input...
7721850 Permanently-installed wheel chair lift with height control  
A height control mechanism for a lift device includes an elongated rail and an actuator slidingly mounted thereto. The actuator is biased toward a first end of the rail, and a proximity sensor is...
7618223 Dock to boat transfer aid for handicapped boaters  
A personal transfer device for transferring a boater from a dock to a boat moored in a boat lift adjacent the dock, and back again. A cantilevered support is secured to an upper part of the boat...
7600611 Stairlifts  
The invention provides a stairlift having a rail which terminates, at its lower end, on or closely adjacent the lower step of a staircase. This rail is combined with a carriage and footrest which...
7568555 Rail system for a stairlift with movable end section  
The invention relates to a guide along a staircase, along which a carriage of for instance, a stair walking aid or a stair lift is displaceable. This can herein comprise at least one elongate tube...
7537069 Home care equipment system  
A system for assisting a person of limited mobility in moving from room to room within a home and performing essential daily activities includes a personal mobility device which includes transfer...
7509187 Wheelchair lift with a rotary sensor used to determine lift position  
A wheelchair lift having a pivot and a platform. A rotary position sensor is mounted at the pivot and configured to generate an output signal. A controller is configured to receive the output...
7484595 Step-shaped staircase lift for personal use and transport of goods  
A lift using a step-shaped shaft for raising and lowering a person or goods on a platform over one or more steps from one elevation to another elevation. The lift is especially suited for use over...
7395900 Portable wheelchair lift  
Systems and methods for lifting a wheelchair in non-residential indoor facilities. Guide rails extend from a wheeled-base and include a bearing and transmission system for raising and lowering a...
7234565 Convertible lift assembly  
A convertible lift assembly is provided in which a vertical lift can be reversibly converted into a set of stairs. The assembly of the present invention uses less space than prior art system, and...
7225898 Lift  
A lift between lower and upper levels of a house includes a cabin and an essentially horizontal platform which is essentially vertically movable by actuating elements arranged thereunder. The...
7185741 System with moving zero step for stairs  
The present invention discloses an electromechanical traversing step system for transporting elderly users 12, infirm and others between floors of a building. A single moveable step 14 ascends or...
7103935 Marine gangway to enable handicapped users to move between floating and fixed landings and related methods  
A marine gangway to enable handicapped users to move between floating and fixed landings may include a gangway ramp extending between the floating and fixed landings, and at least one rail carried...
7096998 Stairway lift  
A combination elevator and stairway may be installed beneath a set of stairs and includes a lift mechanism which raises and lowers a platform or enclosed car and a pivoting stairway. The lift may...
6793258 Device and method for gripping a handrail  
A device and method for gripping a handrail or other object having a top and a bottom surface. The device includes a handle for gripping by a user. A fixed member is coupled to the handle for...
6779960 Vehicle lift apparatus  
A lifting device for a vehicle comprises a rail chassis which can be fitted transversely across the vehicle in a luggage compartment underneath a load deck of a vehicle, and a carriage assembly...
6739430 Variable-incline ramp system  
The invention provides a ramp system for transporting objects from a lower site to an upper site and vice versa while keeping the object in a generally horizontal, or upright, orientation when the...
6655905 Linear translation device  
A linear translation thrust system for moving an object from one location to another that includes at least two platforms and pivotally connected members. The distance between one platform and the...
6601677 Convertible lift mechanism having a number of retractable stairs with a lift platform positioned thereunder  
A convertible lift mechanism for moving an object from a lower surface to a vertically displaced upper surface includes a number of retractable stairs. Each of the number of retractable stairs...
6435804 Lifting apparatus  
The disabled person lifting apparatus permits an object, such as a wheelchair user, to be moved between a first position and a second position in which the first and second positions are at...
6419050 Mobile device for disabled persons  
Mobile device for disabled persons comprising a trolley carrying a vertically displaceable platform designed to bear a wheelchair. The trolley is motor-driven and is equipped with an aligning...
6378659 Swimming pool lift  
A hydraulic pool lift is disclosed. The lift has enhanced stability due to its adjustable support assembly, and a reinforced piston rod. A load carrying component is rotated 180° from a deck...
6345694 Industrial truck with elevatable driver's platform and method for the operation thereof  
An industrial truck with a forward propulsion unit for horizontal movement of the industrial truck, a driver's platform that can be raised or lowered by a vertical propulsion unit, at least one...
6182798 Mobile lifting device for the disabled  
A mobile lifting device includes a car having a gate and a docking plate mechanically interconnected at one end of the car. A low voltage DC control system includes an "up" circuit, a "down"...
6155382 Running gear for a drive mechanism for a rail-guided displacement device  
PCT No. PCT/NL96/00382 Sec. 371 Date Jul. 2, 1998 Sec. 102(e) Date Jul. 2, 1998 PCT Filed Oct. 2, 1996 PCT Pub. No. WO97/12830 PCT Pub. Date Apr. 10, 1997A running gear (3), for a drive mechanism...
6109395 Convertible lift mechanism having a scissor lift linkage  
A convertible lift mechanism lifts a person or an object from a first surface to a vertically displaced second surface. The convertible lift mechanism includes a source of motive force, a scissor...
6089544 Safety stand for trailer loading  
A method for supporting the nose of an unfettered trailer disposed on a surface adjacent a loading bay, including the steps of 1) providing a supporting assembly movable along the surface relative...
6082496 Stairlift skate  
PCT No. PCT/GB97/00747 Sec. 371 Date Nov. 19, 1998 Sec. 102(e) Date Nov. 30, 1998 PCT Filed Apr. 20, 1996 PCT Pub. No. WO97/39972 PCT Pub. Date Oct. 30, 1997A skate for a stairlift chair assembly...
6050366 Combined stairway and lift installation and a retractable stairway  
A combined stairway and lift installation has a stairway which comprises a stack of horizontally movable step members whereby the stairway is retractable to expose a lift which is installed in a...
5960909 Device for lifting a person from a pool  
The invention relates to a person lifter (10), particular a pool lifter, including a rotatable column (12) that begins at a base mount (22), and with a person holder (18), such as a seat or...
5947231 Pivoting wheel chair lift device  
This invention provides a pivoting wheel chair lift device for raising a wheel chair from a lower elevation to a higher elevation. The wheel chair lift device includes a frame, a ramp, and lift...
5937971 Convertible lift mechanism  
A convertible lift mechanism for lifting an object from a first surface to a vertically displaced second surface includes a source of motive force, a conversion stair, and a lift linkage. The...

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