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How Robots Can Help People With Disabilities Walk Again

PUBLISHED: Sun, 31 May 2020 16:01:01 GMT

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The wheelchair has long been the primary solution for those with mobility challenges, yet the design has not changed drastically in hundreds of years. But new walking robots may finally be ready to disrupt the space, with one exoskeleton becoming the first to allow a paraplegic man to walk fully upright, without the need for crutches.

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