Wearable Robot Helps Paraplegics Walk

Vanderbilt University researchers have developed a new ‘remarkable’ wearable robot that helps some paraplegics get out of their wheelchair and walk again, even going up and down stairs. A Middle Tennessee man shares his emotional story from the life-altering accident to standing up and walking again, using the new robotic prototype. Video Rating: 4 / […]

Robot bed morphs into wheelchair

Developed by Panasonic, the bed is designed for people who have limited mobility and is intended to provide an extra level of independence. More videos at www.networkworld.tv Video Rating: 4 / 5

Robot Exoskeleton helps man walk after 20yrs in a wheelchair

“ReWalk™ is an alternative mobility solution to the wheelchair for individuals with severe walking impairments, enabling them to stand, walk, ascend/descent stairs and more. ” Present version costs 0000 and has an 8 hour battery life. Yes, 8hrs. “As of December 2010, the device is undergoing clinical trial testing at MossRehab in suburban Philadelphia. The […]

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