Sure, these exoskeleton shoes can help you run 25mph...but you're going to be in a world of hurt if you trip and fall. Would you buy a pair of boots that help you run as fast as an African bush elephant?
On today's show, we check out a guy who's running in bionic boots, a DJ who's taking his concert experiences to a whole new level, and a game that only lets you move once per day.
On today's show, we discuss the possibility of androids playing baseball, Uber and Spotify's new partnership, and a music video inspired by the study of visual sound. Also, CNET's own Bridget Carey orders a drink from a robot bartender on a futuristic cruise ship.
Japanese researchers are working on combining a group of machines (each learning a particular skill, like throwing, catching, or batting) into a single baseball-capable robot. We can't wait for a team of robo-players like Bot Ruth, Joe DiMotherboard, and Hank A-RAM.
After a riding accident left him without the use of his legs, Irish jockey Jonjo Bright thought he'd never walk again. Then he stepped into the Ekso suit.
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.
Cybernetic Venus flytrap anyone? MIT researchers create plants that are part machine, all awesome, and could one day even be turned into living gas detectors.
Researchers have created a prosthetic hand that allows the wearer to feel objects via wires to the nerves in the upper arm.
Royal Caribbean's newest ship brings high tech to the high seas with robot bartenders, smart bracelets, virtual balconies and affordable broadband. Bridget Carey boards Quantum of the Seas to check out the tech.
Created using the hardware of Vanderbilt University and the advanced algorithms of the RIC, this bionic leg is the most advanced below-the-waist prosthetic limb ever created.