Paraplegic

09.25.15
ICYMI: Farming indoors, realistic robot baby study and more
09.25.15

ICYMI: Farming indoors, realistic robot baby study and more

Today we round up the creepy robo-baby, some interesting indoor farming techniques and how Bluetooth helped a paraplegic man walk.

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07.08.14
ReWalk rehab exoskeleton goes home with a patient
07.08.14

ReWalk rehab exoskeleton goes home with a patient

The FDA may have only cleared the ReWalk exoskeleton for home use just two weeks ago, but it's alr...

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05.17.12
Mind-operated robot arm helps paralyzed woman have her cup o' joe (video)
05.17.12

Mind-operated robot arm helps paralyzed woman have her cup o' joe (video)

Researchers at the Braingate2 consortium have made a breakthrough that allows people with spinal c...

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12.19.11
Ekso Bionics' exoskeleton used to let paraplegics walk (video)
12.19.11

Ekso Bionics' exoskeleton used to let paraplegics walk (video)

It's not just nuclear-powered super soldiers who will use exoskeletons -- it can also be used to...

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10.06.11
Monkeys control virtual arm with their brains, may herald breakthrough for paraplegics
10.06.11

Monkeys control virtual arm with their brains, may herald breakthrough for paraplegics

Monkey mind-controlled arm: It sounds like the name of an awesomely terrible sci-fi film or a fledgl...

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05.16.11
Paralyzed student uses robotic exoskeleton to walk at college graduation (video)
05.16.11

Paralyzed student uses robotic exoskeleton to walk at college graduation (video)

Austin Whitney hasn't been able to walk since a 2007 car crash left him paralyzed, but on Saturda...

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05.02.11
New Zealand paralympian buys first Rex Bionics exoskeleton, takes robot walking legs for a spin
05.02.11

New Zealand paralympian buys first Rex Bionics exoskeleton, takes robot walking legs for a spin

Surely we weren't the only ones to wonder aloud who would be the first come up with $150,000 for a...

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03.28.11
BrainGate hits 1,000 day mind-control milestone, nearly three years of pointing and clicking
03.28.11

BrainGate hits 1,000 day mind-control milestone, nearly three years of pointing and clicking

Aspiring Svengalis rejoice! For BrainGate has reached a significant landmark in computational though...

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07.15.10
Rex, the robotic exoskeleton, aims to make wheelchairs obsolete
07.15.10

Rex, the robotic exoskeleton, aims to make wheelchairs obsolete

New Zealand isn't exactly known for being a hotbed of tech innovation, but this set of bionic legs...

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