A robotic exosuit that will help paraplegics stand and walk is the second to be approved for clinical and personal use by the FDA.
The Phoenix exoskeleton from SuitX is one of the least expensive and lightest suits that helps users with mobility disorders walk again. It's also modular so the user can put it on themselves.
It's already about half the cost of its competitors, but if SuitX can achieve its goal price point (similar to the cost of an electric wheelchair), it might be a life-changing device for paraplegics.
On today's show: an exoskeleton aiming to someday compete with electric wheelchair prices, and Microsoft sheds more light on its underwater data center experiment.
As CES reaches its halfway point, we talk about what's hot, what's happening and what's wowing us.
Iyaz Akhtar donned a 40-pound suit complete with a helmet to find out what it's like to live with the physical pain that comes with ageing.
A man who was paralysed five years ago walked again using a non-invasive brain interface that transfers signals to his own muscles.
A man who has been completely paralysed for four years has been able to take thousands of steps using his own muscles, thanks to a robotic exoskeleton.
Rewalk is an exoskeleton designed to help paralyzed patients walk again. It's been approved for home and public use by the FDA for a while now, but we're just now seeing it for the first time, and we're excited about it.
On today's show, we check out an exoskeleton with FDA approval that's helping people walk again, freak out over Spider-Man's return to the Marvel Studios fold, and debate the usefulness of a fully robot-staffed hotel.