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'Walking' wheelchair takes step toward 2023 launch in Japan

Mobility startup LifeHub raises more than $800,000 in seed funding

The wheelchair's "legs" can extend vertically to support users in a standing position on just two wheels. (Image courtesy of LifeHub)

TOKYO -- A Japanese startup is working on a next-generation wheelchair that lets users stand up and "walk" when faced with obstacles in their path.

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