Tuesday, 19 October 2010

eLegs From Wheelchair to Walking Liveshots

An amazing new medical breakthrough could help scores of people who were once told they'd never walk again.

It's called "eLegs," and uses robotic technology developed by Berkeley Bionics. Think of an electronic leg brace that can sense arm movements, and then guide the person forward one step at a time. Sensors in special crutches tell a back-pack computer how to move the battery-powered legs.


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