The AmiGo is a ‘football shooter’ that allows kids in wheelchairs to fully participate in sports. Industrial designer Michiel van der Boom came up with the idea already eight years ago, but in 2020 developments gained momentum. Currently a new prototype is under development, and the AmiGo is scheduled to be launched in the spring of 2023.
In 2014 Initiator Michiel van der Boom of Tech2Play was having coffee with the mother of a child with multiple disabilities, when he got the idea. ‘Her daughter could not speak or sit up without help. She was sitting in her wheelchair, playing with an automatic bubble machine… Read more