Revealed: The world's first bionic hand that allows patients to 'feel' sensations is ready to be transplanted
An anonymous patient in Rome will be the first recipient of the bionic hand which developers are hailing as a major breakthrough for amputees.
Next up in robot suits for the paralyzed: Mind control?
Researchers are looking to push robotic exoskeletons into the realm of thought control, eliminating the need for hand controls and reaching those unable to use their upper bodies.
Rehab system dangles patients below a robot
When a patient is undergoing rehab for a condition that compromises their gait or sense of balance, the process certainly isn't helped by the constant worry that they might fall. That's why Bioness developed its Vector Gait and Safety System, that suspends the patient below a robotic trolley.
suitX Phoenix Exoskeleton is Lightweight and 'Affordable' - Robotics Business Review
The suitX Phoenix exoskeleton weighs 27 pounds and costs $40,000, both of which are relatively low when compared to other exoskeletons.
New devices coming to assist the disabled
New technologies, including motorized prosthetics and stair-climbing wheelchairs, could someday help people overcome a range of disabilities.
Need a hand (or an arm, or a leg)? Hi-tech prosthetics shown off
From app-controlled hands to strap on exoskeletons that can give mobility to those unable to walk, the most hi-tech medical innovations in the world went on show today.
Is the Wheelchair of the Future a Bionic Human?
The dream of a day when the wheelchair is obsolete is rapidly becoming reality, thanks to bionic technology and some brilliant minds.
Honda begins leasing Walking Assist Exoskeleton
Practical exoskeletons have moved closer to common usage with the news that Honda has begun leasing 100 of its Walking Assist Devices to hospitals in Japan so that it can monitor and validate their usefulness of the device in the real world.
Hybrid Assistive Limb, or HAL, made by Japanese robot maker Cyberdyne may be leased to help the elderly or disabled and also comes in an arm version.>>> See it. Believe it. Do it. Watch thousands of spinal cord injury videos at SPINALpedia.com