TAMPA, Florida—The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) announced Toby Cummings, CAE, has been hired as NMEDA’s new chief executive officer, effective July 10, 2023.

Cummings comes to the association from the International Municipal Signal Association, a 126-year-old certifying body of public safety professionals, where he served as executive director for the last four years. Cummings succeeds Danny Langfield, NMEDA’s CEO since 2016.

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (December 9, 2022)—After more than five years of research and development to build the wheelchair technology company LUCI, company officials announced they were opening its platform to leading developers and research partners through a new program called LUCI Sandbox.

LUCI is a technology platform for wheelchair robotics, research, and user health made up of a combination of proprietary sensors, advanced software and a collection of patented inventions.

FRESNO, Calif. & NASHVILLE, Tenn. (November 1, 2022)—Officials with LUCI and Sunrise Medical, a provider of advanced assistive mobility solutions, announced an agreement that will offer patients within the Veterans Health Administration (VA) the option to install LUCI’s state-of-the-art safety technology system on QUICKIE power wheelchairs as they are built at the Sunrise Medical factory.