Bionic

03.21.16
Panasonic shows how its robotic suits ease your burden
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Panasonic shows how its robotic suits ease your burden

Panasonic's vision of the future involves powered assistant suits and robots for the elderly.

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02.08.16
Brain-machine link helps you steer exoskeletons with your mind
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Brain-machine link helps you steer exoskeletons with your mind

You won't need open brain surgery to wear a thought-controlled robot suit.

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06.09.15
Bionic leg climbs stairs with ease
06.09.15

Bionic leg climbs stairs with ease

As advanced as prosthetic feet and legs have become, they're frequently lousy with stairs. You usu...

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03.24.15
Super-precise artificial hand uses smart wires as muscles
03.24.15

Super-precise artificial hand uses smart wires as muscles

As a rule, bionic hands are clunky contraptions made of motors, pneumatics and other machinery tha...

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12.17.14
DARPA-funded mind-controlled robotic arm now works a lot better
12.17.14

DARPA-funded mind-controlled robotic arm now works a lot better

At Expand NY in November, DARPA Director Arati Prabhakar talked about the erm, friendlier projects...

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05.09.14
FDA approves a life-like prosthetic arm from the man who invented the Segway
05.09.14

FDA approves a life-like prosthetic arm from the man who invented the Segway

After years of testing, the FDA today approved a new type of prosthetic arm that its makers claim...

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05.02.13
Princeton crafts a 3D printed bionic ear with super hearing, creepy looks
05.02.13

Princeton crafts a 3D printed bionic ear with super hearing, creepy looks

Scientists have toyed with printing ear implants for ages, but they've usually been more cosmetic...

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04.11.13
Touch Bionics' latest 'i-limb' offers a powered rotating thumb, smartphone controls
04.11.13

Touch Bionics' latest 'i-limb' offers a powered rotating thumb, smartphone controls

Touch Bionics' i-limb prosthetic hand has advanced quite a bit in recent years, adding features li...

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