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Wearable Robots Help Paralyzed Warriors Walk Again

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Topic: Wearable Robots Help Paralyzed Warriors Walk Again
Posted By: tjadams
Subject: Wearable Robots Help Paralyzed Warriors Walk Again
Date Posted: 29-Dec-2011 at 21:48

Wearable Robots Help Paralyzed Warriors Walk Again

By  http://www.foxnews.com/author/allison-barrie/index.html - Allison Barrie

Published December 29, 2011

| FoxNews.com

Walking is one of the many things in life that most of us take for granted. Now, for those who can’t, a technological marvel could prove miraculous.

A Defense Department program to develop super-strong soldiers has led to a wearable robot that enables paraplegics to walk.

At 10 leading rehab facilities from Honolulu to Atlanta, Ekso Bionics'  http://berkeleybionics.com/ - Iron Man-style exoskeletons  have been quietly tested over the past year, to resounding success.



Read more:  http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2011/12/29/wearable-robots-for-wounded-warriors/?test=faces?test=latestnews#ixzz1hyyBW7Cf - http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2011/12/29/wearable-robots-for-wounded-warriors/?test=faces?test=latestnews#ixzz1hyyBW7Cf





Replies:
Posted By: medenaywe
Date Posted: 30-Dec-2011 at 01:33
it is exoskeleton with composite materials and high tech guiding!I,Robot times are coming.First step:cyborg! 


Posted By: Fula
Date Posted: 30-Dec-2011 at 06:55

Clap



Posted By: Vladd
Date Posted: 30-Dec-2011 at 10:31
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Posted By: tjadams
Date Posted: 30-Dec-2011 at 10:58
It is such a universe away from the simple prosthetic limb of yore.
I love it when technology can make man's suffering or life all
the better.  



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