Thursday, November 10, 2011

Ekso Bionics makes big strides forward

Ekso Bionics is giving people with spinal cord injuries something that medical intervention and surgeries can’t — the ability to walk.
Hikers, military pilots and spinal cord patients have all benefited from Ekso Bionics’ weight-bearing frame, which supplements a person’s bone structure. Engineers at the Robotics and Engineering Lab at the University of California, Berkeley, first built the mechanical exoskeleton in 2005.

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