Wheelchair

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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05.13.11
Robotic wheelchair uses 3D imaging to 'see' for visually impaired drivers
05.13.11

Robotic wheelchair uses 3D imaging to 'see' for visually impaired drivers

You may not be able to control it with your mind, but this robotic wheelchair from Sweden's Lule&a...

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01.24.11
TankChair deemed too heavy to use on UK streets, disabled man becomes marketing boon (video)
01.24.11

TankChair deemed too heavy to use on UK streets, disabled man becomes marketing boon (video)

While we figure that giant, tread-wielding wheelchairs have no trouble selling themselves, a disabl...

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01.05.11
Military terrain-sensing tech to enable smarter electronic wheelchairs
01.05.11

Military terrain-sensing tech to enable smarter electronic wheelchairs

Work being done by researchers at the Florida A&M University / Florida State University College...

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11.28.10
Inhabitat's Week in Green: modernizing the US national grid, not to mention deserts and pyramids
11.28.10

Inhabitat's Week in Green: modernizing the US national grid, not to mention deserts and pyramids

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean te...

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10.10.10
Rowheel: the wheelchair you row to go
10.10.10

Rowheel: the wheelchair you row to go

We like to joke about reinventing the wheel, but that's kind of what NASA engineer Salim Nasser has...

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09.07.10
Swiss researchers show off brain-controlled, AI-augmented wheelchair
09.07.10

Swiss researchers show off brain-controlled, AI-augmented wheelchair

They're far from the first to try their hand at a brain-controlled wheelchair, but some researchers...

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08.28.10
Wii Balance Board-controlled robot a hit with toddlers in Ithaca (video)
08.28.10

Wii Balance Board-controlled robot a hit with toddlers in Ithaca (video)

How could we resist a story involving robot-powered babies? The Ithaca College Tots on Bots project...

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08.12.10
Japanese researchers develop robotic wheelchair that can follow humans
08.12.10

Japanese researchers develop robotic wheelchair that can follow humans

We've already seen robotic wheelchairs designed to navigate autonomously, but it looks like some re...

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