Updated: Oct 13, 2022
Alex Soderstrom, Staff Writer for OrlandoInno
This CEO built a wheelchair endorsed by Stephen Hawking before launching his new startup
Balz’s latest efforts won’t revolutionize the wheelchair, but rather, the quality of life of the people who use them.
Melbourne-based Kalogon, founded by Balz last year, developed a “smart cushion” meant to prevent pressure sores in people who sit too long, especially those in wheelchairs. The product is in use by some rehabilitation centers, assisted-living centers and hospitals across the Sunshine State.