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Product Information

 

 

The Ogo is your passport into an exciting new world of mobility, freedom and independence. Experience cutting edge technology and innovation at its best.

The Ogo is a fully integrated system. It is... the Ogo!

Ogo is the only personal transportation system that fully integrates a unique dynamic seat control system with the best of self balancing technology. It is not an add on kit. The Dynamic Seat Control system (DSC), not only moves with your body -  making it intuitive to use, but allows you to do so...completely hands free!  Add a lot of Kiwi ingenuity, and we have created something new, exciting and very cool.

When you are on the Ogo you are using your core or upper body to move, turn and stay in balance - assisting fitness. The user is able to move by simply leaning in the direction they want to travel.

By changing to our all-terrain wheels, the Ogo becomes an off road monster that can go just about anywhere. Able to tackle soft sand, gravel, rough terrain and inclines, the Ogo is smaller, lighter and faster than most other powered mobility devices.

It is the ultimate machine for accessibility and fun for everybody.

Note, the Ogo is a multi purpose personal mobility device. It is not a medical or health care product

 

“We change the accepted thinking behind personal transportation and mobility through our intelligent and cool design and are providing greater levels of freedom and independence for our users.”

 

 

Unique features

  • Three steering options - Hands free, seat steer or joystickJoystick and other controls can be positoned on the left or right side of the body
  • Automatic self leveling stabilising feet
  • Easy clean impact resistant hi-density polyethylene body
  • Built in lights
  • Storage compartment
  • Easy transferring to get on and off.  No bulky, dangerous central steering column
  • Foldaway footrest with a choice of height adjustments
  • Adjustable seat height and positioning
  • USB charging port for phones
  • Multi functional holders for accessories. For example, cup holder, fishing rods, umbrellas, tray.
  • Weather resistant - not submersible though

 

Ogo Specifications

  • Length with footrest up - 770 mm / 30.3 inches
  • Height with backrest on - 1000 mm / 39.4 inches
  • Height with backrest off - 610 mm / 24 inches
  • Width - 630 mm / 25.2 inches. All terrain kit - 830 mm / 32.7 inches
  • Battery x 2 - Lithium Ion
  • Battery x 2 weight - 11kg / 24 lbs
  • Travel distance - Up to 38 km / 24.8 miles on a single charge.
  • Weight - 65 kg / 143 lbs
  • Speed - 20 kph / 12 mph
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The most defining feature of the Ogo is the patented dynamic seat steering control system with its amazing functionality, intuitiveness and benefits described above. Your body becomes the joystick. Your eyes become the will to motivate it. 

 

Another great feature is the seat pan, the seat position options and the back rest. “They’re perfect, leave them as they are” says one leading seating specialist.

At least 90% of the hundreds of trialists from around the world have remarked at how comfortable the seat is. That it is more comfortable than the one they had customised for themselves, or presently use. They are not experiencing the pressure points because their weight is on the outer thigh bone and they are constantly moving their weight to operate the seat.

That’s not us making those claims – that’s the users. 

However we do know that the right seat is critical for comfort and function. Some folks are taller, some shorter, some heavier and lighter. Folks will want to try it out for themselves - that’s understandable, and some will want it adjusted. So, we are asking for your weight and height (this will give us a lead on the leg measurements) in the Order Form.

 

Here’s a bit about the seat for when considering height and weight...

Height

  • The seat height is adjustable from 50 cm to 56 cm (20 to 22 inches)
  • The footrest has 2 height positions, 5 cm or 2 inches apart.
  • There will be 3 seat length options to suit height / thigh bone length.
  • The seat position can also be adjusted forward or back at 4 screw points in the seat pan 

 

Cushion and cushion cover

  • The cushion filling is hi tech gel 
  • Users can remove / replace with their own, e.g. Roho
  • The removable seat cover is vinyl - which means users can easily wash and transfer
  • There is an accessory option of a rubberised breathable compound. This compound doesn’t get so hot, but is more apt to “stick” on transfer.  

 

Weight

  • Recommended maximum weight is 110 kg / 246lbs. There is no warranty  for users over 110kg
  • Recommended minimum weight is about 45kg or 100lbs.  We can make an adjustment to decrease resistance to operate the seat more easily.

 

 

What can I use Ogo for?

Ogo is a personal mobility device that has many uses. It is designed to be used for where ever pedestrians can access. It can be used as a wheelchair, a toy, a piece of sports and recreational equipment,  a general means of personal mobility for those who find it difficult or prefer not to walk. Use it indoors, outdoors, work, and play. Ogo levels the playing field.

Some will want to replace mobility scooters, golf carts, or use Ogo for city or park tours. Ideal for the beach, off road/ farms, formed mountain bike tracks and sports venues. We have folks wanting to use it as a platform and tactical device for football, tennis, basketball, fencing, field athletics, archery, hunting, fishing - the possibilities are almost endless.

Ogo is designed to be used wherever a pedestrian has access, with some limitations-for example stairs, escalators, extremely rough or slippery terrain. 

Some countries or jurisdictions have restrictions on where such devices can be used. It is the buyers responsibility to check their jurisdiction's regulations. 

 

The bottom line is freedom, independence and coolness.

 

Available colours

For the first production run the Ogo is available in five colour options- Green, Blue, Orange, Purple and Black. After our first run, the Ogo will be colour customisable.

 

Weight restrictions

Presently Ogo supports weight up to 110kg.

Further development continues for the Ogo to suit a wider range of people - including children and those of a heavier build.

 

Speed restrictions

One of the key attractions is that Ogo will travel up to 20 kph /12 mph. 

But some countries do have restrictions.It is the buyers responsibility to check their jurisdiction's regulations and advise us. 

We will factory set the speed according to your specific jurisdiction requirements.

For example; in Australia speed limited to 10kph; in the United Kingdom it is limited to 4mph/6.5 kph

 

Safety measures

Whilst the Ogo has the best safety and redundancy features of any self balancing device, users will need to be competent using the Ogo before going into public areas (at least 60 minutes practice recommended).

We recommend users wear safety helmets and any other protection they consider appropriate.

Users should always use the Ogo responsibly, within their competency and always be mindful of the safety of others. For example, to travel at pedestrian pace when among pedestrians. 

Ogo has in built safety features that will shut it down. For example Ogo will come to a stop if it comes up against a high kerb or obstruction that it is unable to traverse  -meaning that it is very unlikely to tip backwards. 

We do not accept responsibility for users safety if Ogo is used irresponsibly or for anything other than it’s purpose.

 

What do family members and professionals think of Ogo?

Ogo is not just about the users. Family and friends of those who have trialed the Ogo love it too. They have told us that their homes are a happier and healthier environment - that Ogo means more freedom and independence for them and increased opportunities to get back into activities they had given up - walking the bush trails, sports, rediscovering the beaches and parks, shopping. Just participating in life with their partners. “Grabbing life by the wheels”.

Caregivers tell us that they are not required to be in constant attendance, there is less strain on their own bodies having to manage manual wheelchairs or hefting heavy powered chairs.

Health professionals really like the Ogo because it requires upper body movement - exercises core muscles of their clients. There is less wear and tear on shoulders and arms, assists functionality of digestives. The increased freedom and independence, also assists mental and spiritual well being often resulting in a more positive outlook which aids recovery or therapy.

 

 

“At Ogo our goal is to help change lives for the better by making our ground breaking technology affordable for everyone who can benefit from it”