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A leap forward for prosthetic systems | Stanford School of Engineering

A leap forward for prosthetic systems | Stanford School of Engineering | The Robot Times | Scoop.it

Stanford researchers have designed the fastest, most accurate algorithm yet for brain-implantable prosthetic systems that can help disabled people maneuver computer cursors with their thoughts. The algorithm’s speed, accuracy and natural movement approach those of a real arm, doubling performance of existing algorithms.

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Mind-Controlled Robot Gives Paralyzed Woman A Hand

Transcript by Newsy: http://www.youtube.com/user/NewsyScience?feature=guide (Image source: PopSci) BY MATTHEW PICHT ANCHOR ZACH TOOMBS Cathy Hutchison picked...
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Man climbs Chicago skyscraper with bionic leg

Man climbs Chicago skyscraper with bionic leg | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
CHICAGO (AP) — The metal on Zac Vawter bionic leg gleamed as he climbed 103 floors of Chicago's iconic Willis Tower, becoming the first person ever to complete the task wearing a mind-controlled prosthetic limb.
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Tinkering When You Don’t Have a Leg to Stand On

In 2003, a stroke left a Walt the schnauzer unable to use his front… (Check out this amazing post about a tinkerer who invented revolutionary prosthetics for animas!
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