June 12, 2014

Paraplegic Will Walk Again Wearing Exoskeleton At The World Cup

[ Read the Article: TUM Technology Endows Brain-Controlled Exoskeleton With Sense Of Touch ]

Built with funding for basic research from the National Science Foundation, Dr. Miguel Nicolelis and the Walk Again Project have built an exoskeleton that will allow paraplegics to walk again. The exoskeleton uses computer algorithms to interpret the user’s brain activity, which powers the exoskeleton forward.

Credit: National Science Foundation

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