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Mindwalker mind-controlled exoskeleton could help the disabled walk again

Mindwalker mind-controlled exoskeleton could help the disabled walk again | Longevity science | Scoop.it

The Mindwalker (or Mind-controlled orthosis and VR-training environment for walk empowering) project proposes that the damaged spinal cord be bypassed altogether, instead routing brain signals directly to a robotic exoskeleton in a bid to get patients back on their feet. Its development involved researchers collaborating across several European countries.

 

 

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3D printed robotic exoskeleton gives young girl a helping hand

3D printed robotic exoskeleton gives young girl a helping hand | Longevity science | Scoop.it

A two year old girl born with arthrogryposis, a congenital disease that left her unable to lift her own arms, although able to walk, has been given a new lease on life by a 3D printed robotic exoskeleton, enabling her to move freely for the very first time.

 

 

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