Gallery: Segway-esque UPnRIDE Standing Wheelchair Allows Quadriplegics ...

 
While ReWalk is designed for walking, UPnRIDE is like a Segway or electric scooter that allows for mobility in either sitting or standing positions.

Israeli innovation has once again introduced potentially life-changing technology to the world. Dr. Amit Goffer gave millions of paraplegics (paralyzed from waist down) the opportunity to stand upright and walk with his ReWalk exoskeleton invention. But the incredible device from Israel’s Argo Medical Technologies can only be used by 10 percent of handicapped individuals. So what about quadriplegics, including Dr. Goffer, who don’t have full use of their arms? The UPnRIDE is a Segway for quadriplegics — a standing wheelchair that provides stability for all terrain use.

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