Prince William to Meet With Four Israeli Tech Startups in Tel Aviv
The British Royal is set to arrive in Israel on Monday as part of a five-day tour of the region. He will visit Tel Aviv, the West Bank, and Jerusalem
On Tuesday, Prince William will attend a demonstration on local innovation at the U.K. Ambassador’s official residence in the greater Tel Aviv metropolitan area, where he will hear from representatives of ReWalk Robotics Ltd., a company developing a robotic exoskeleton that enables people with spinal cord injury to stand and walk.
Also selected to participate in Tuesday’s event is artificial vision device company OrCam Technologies Ltd. Founded by Mobileye founders Amnon Shashua and Ziv Aviram, OrCam develops a camera and microphone-equipped device that clips onto glasses and uses face recognition technology to read text and identify people and objects, including currency.
Prince William’s tour marks the first official visit to Israel by a member of the British royal family. During his visit, Prince William is scheduled to meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli President Reuven Rivlin.