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MIT Maps Human Movement to Improve Assistive Robots
MIT is working on modeling a human's lower extremities during walking to create robotic devices that mimic biological function as closely. This can be used to improve assistive devices that can help maintain or correct the gait of people recovering from strokes.
Health & Sports · Wearable Robots
Frozen, Iron Man, Star Wars 3D-Printed Hands Coming from Open Bionics
Open Bionics has unveiled three LED-studded robotic hands designed after Star Wars, Marvel, and Frozen characters. These robotic hands are intended to stand out and allow the children to proudly wear their prosthesis.
Robot Fun · 3D Printers · Health & Sports · Wearable Robots
Exoskeleton, Spinal Stimulation Help Paralyzed Man Voluntarily Control Legs
Mark Pollock was paralyzed in 2010 after falling from a second-story window. Today, with the help of an Ekso Bionics exoskeleton and spinal stimulation, he can voluntarily assist the exoskeleton while taking steps.
Health & Sports · Wearable Robots · Future Tech
5-Year-Old Throws Out 1st Pitch With 3D Printed Robotic Hand
Hailey Dawson, born with a rare congenital disease that affected the growth of her right hand, receives a custom Baltimore Orioles-themed prosthetic hand to throw out the first pitch at Camden Yards.
Robot Fun · 3D Printers · Health & Sports · Wearable Robots
Exoskeleton Helps Paraplegic Defy All Odds
Robbie Drescher became a paraplegic at 14 when he was diagnosed with a rare disease called Blue Rubber Bleb Nevus Syndrome. He was told he'd never walk again, but he's defying the odds thanks to an exoskeleton from ReWalk Robotics.
Health & Sports · Wearable Robots · Medical Robots
ReWalk Robotics Exoskeleton Helps NH Man Walk Again
Corey Cook was left paralyzed from the chest down after a diving accident three years ago. Now, with the help of a ReWalk Robotics exoskeleton, Cook can walk again. Cook also is the first patient to have the $70,000 exoskeleton completely covered by private, commercial insurance.
Health & Sports · Wearable Robots · Medical Robots
Honda Walking Assist Device Going on Sale
Honda's Walking Assist Device features two lightweight motors that help lift the leg at the thigh as it moves forward and backward. It measures the walking patterns and training status of each user on a tablet, creating visualizations to assist medical personnel.
Health & Sports · Wearable Robots
ReWalk Personal 6.0 Exoskeleton Offers Fastest Walking Speed
ReWalk Robotics' Personal 6.0 Exoskeleton is battery-powered system with motors at the hip and knee joints that offers a walking speed up to 1.6 MPH.
Health & Sports · Wearable Robots
Meet the ‘World’s Most Lifelike’ Robot Hand
The bebionic small myoelectric hand was built using F1 technology. It has 337 mechanical parts, magnets for improved speed and strength, and bubble fingertips for precision in handling objects.
Health & Sports · Wearable Robots
App-Controlled Robot Arm Gives Boy, 9, New Hope
A young boy often bullied over a disability is given new hope with a robotic arm that can be customized via smartphone.
Education · Robot Arms · Health & Sports · Wearable Robots
Paralyzed Man to Walk Marathon with Exoskeleton
Nathan Kirwan, paralyzed from the chest down, is taking 55,000 steps over the next five months, with the help of an exoskeleton, to raise money and help Ireland keep its only publicly-available exoskeleton.
Health & Sports · Wearable Robots · Sports & Fitness · Medical Robots
Wounded US Soldier Receives 3D Printed Robot Hand
Taylor Morris, a quadruple amputee who lost his limbs in an IED blast while serving in Afghanistan, receives an affordable 3D printed robotic hand.
Robot Fun · 3D Printers · Health & Sports · Wearable Robots
Watch: Boy Surprised with Blue Man Group Robot Arm
Twelve-year-old Wyatt Farlardeau received the surprise of a lifetime when his favorite music group, Blue Man Group, presented him with a custom 3D printed robotic arm.
Robot Fun · 3D Printers · Health & Sports · Wearable Robots
How a Robot Glove Helps Stroke Victims
Stroke survivors may soon be able to improve their rehab success at home with the SCRIPT robot glove that allows therapists to remotely treat patients.
Health & Sports · Wearable Robots · Medical Robots
Exoskeleton Boots Make Walking Easier for Stroke Victims
A new unpowered exoskeleton boot makes walking more efficient, by engaging a spring in parallel with the Achilles tendon.
Health & Sports · Wearable Robots

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