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2013-12-18 23:29:24

Ekso GT Provides New Advancements for Gait Training and Rehabilitation for Survivors of Stroke and Spinal Cord Injury Richmond, Calif. (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Ekso Bionics™ today announced the first delivery of Ekso GT™, a robotic exoskeleton which enables individuals with lower extremity paralysis or weakness to stand and walk. Ekso GT introduces new advancements designed to make it easier for clinicians to provide therapy to a wide variety of patients, as well as provides new...

2013-10-23 23:04:18

Bionic Man Unveiled at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum and “The Incredible Bionic Man” Documentary Now Airing on Smithsonian Channel Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 NeoSpeech, a leader in text-to-speech (TTS) software and speech-enabled solutions, has announced that the NeoSpeech text-to-speech voice Paul is featured as a part of a bionic man named, “Frank,” and also in Smithsonian Channel documentary, “The Incredible Bionic Man.” A team of engineers...

2013-10-18 23:05:08

Medical Bionic Implants/Artificial Organ Market report categorizes the global market on the basis of products, technologies, and type of fixation. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/medical-bionic-implant-market-908.html (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 The report “Medical Bionic Implant Market - (Vision Bionics/Bionic Eye, Brain Bionics, Heart Bionics/Artificial Heart, Orthopedic Bionics and Ear Bionics) – Trends and Global Forecasts to 2017” analyzes and studies the major...

Artificial Leg With Natural Gait Being Developed
2013-10-15 10:39:26

Michigan Technological University Walking is tricky business, as any toddler knows. And while most artificial feet and limbs do a pretty good job restoring mobility to people who have lost a leg, they have a ways to go before they equal the intricacy of a natural gait. As a result, over half of all amputees take a fall every year, compared to about one-third of people over 65. In cooperation with a Mayo Clinic scientist, researchers at Michigan Technological University are taking a...

Robotics Researchers Build Bionic Man With Functioning Organs
2013-10-12 08:43:43

[ Watch the Video: Say Hello To The Bionic Man ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Four decades ago, the “bionic man” was just the product of a sci-fi television show writer’s imagination. On Friday, an actual robot, assembled and featuring realistic human body parts, was featured during the New York Comic Con. Richard Walker, managing director of Shadow Robot Company and the lead roboticist on the project, told the Associated Press (AP) the bionic man...

Bionic Leg Controlled By Brain
2013-10-01 15:38:51

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online After a motorcycle accident in 2009 that resulted in the amputation of his knee and lower leg, it seemed unlikely that Zac Vawter would ever be walking up stairs and down a ramp again, not to mention being able to kick a football. However, at age 32, Vawter has become the first person to control a robotic leg with his mind. The science of bionics has already helped more than one million Americans with amputations take a giant step...

2013-09-17 23:30:21

With a focus on creating a sustainable infrastructure to support the lifetimes needs of amputees, Tennessee based, Standing With Hope, is providing hope to amputees - one leg at a time. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 As a new team of volunteer prosthetists and related specialists head to Ghana on September 19, it marks an even greater impact by Standing With Hope for amputees in West Africa. The Nashville based organization traces its roots back three decades ago this year -...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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