Israeli device lets wheelchair-bound groom stand under chuppah

By Abigail Klein Leichman for Israel21c


‘You made our night as close as possible to perfection,’ writes newlywed to makers of the UPnRIDE smart wheelchair, soon to go on the market.


Forty days before his marriage, a wheelchair-bound Israeli man named Adir wrote to UPnRIDE Robotics sharing his dream to stand under the chuppah (wedding canopy) with his bride, Liat.

CEO Oren Tamari invited Adir to company headquarters in Yokne’am Illit to try the UPnRIDE 1.1 mobility device, now in transition from research-and-development to market.

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