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ankle

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A bionic ankle so natural, it's worth a happy dance

An artificial ankle created at the MIT Media Lab is made of chips and sensors that work together to adjust ankle stiffness, power, and position. One wearer was able to dance the rumba.

By April 17, 2014

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Japan's latest invention: The wearable chair

A new gadget eases the stress of long hours spent on foot and targets doctors, surgeons, hospitality workers and retail assistants.

By January 27, 2016

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Ankles away! FlyFit fitness tracker worn on leg, not wrist

Bicyclists in particular may be attracted to the FlyFit ankle-mounted fitness tracker on Kickstarter.

By February 18, 2014

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Unpowered exoboot takes some of the hard work out of hiking

This lightweight, wearable exoskeleton fits around your foot and ankle and can reduce the amount of energy you expend on walking.

By April 1, 2015

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SharkStopper repels sharks with the power of predatory sound

The next time a sharknado comes your way, you could be grateful to have one of these devices -- now seeking funding on Kickstarter -- around your ankle.

By August 15, 2014

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Sproutling wants to be baby's first health tracker

Wearable tech is crawling into the newborn market. Sproutling is an ankle bracelet for babies to give parents peace of mind. But if parents want to sleep like a baby, maybe they'll want the Sense sleep tracker for themselves.

By August 8, 2014

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Sproutling wants to be baby's first health tracker

Wearable tech is crawling into the newborn market. Sproutling is an ankle bracelet for babies to give parents peace of mind. But if parents want to sleep like a baby, maybe they'll want the Sense sleep tracker for themselves.

By August 8, 2014

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Mark Hamill 'can't believe it's happening' as he returns to 'Star Wars'

Luke Skywalker himself says his return to "Star Wars" is an "unexpected gift," and promises it'll take more than a broken ankle to stop Harrison Ford.

By July 25, 2014

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New bionic limb features powered knee/ankle joints

Lower-limb prosthetic, in development at Vanderbilt for seven years, uses computer, sensor, electric motor, and battery tech to power knee and ankle joints that operate in unison.

By August 18, 2011

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Soft-porn TV star refuses to wear electronic tag, says career-threatening

Sophie Dalzell, who models and has presented on an Adult TV channel, has to return to court after a vandalism conviction, to argue that a tag on her ankle will spoil her looks.

By April 13, 2013