Berkeley Bionics' eLegs robotic exoskeleton is giving paraplegics hope for new freedoms.
Berkeley Bionics unveils eLegs, one of a number of bionic exoskeletons that get paraplegics out of their wheelchairs and on their feet.
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.
A demonstration day at Kaiser Permanente offers a look at robotic legs for those who can't walk, arms for those who can't lift, and forceps for surgeons who can't be in the operating room.
New Zealand's Rex Bionics marks a milestone, selling its first commercial robotic exoskeleton to a paralyzed athlete who hasn't walked for three decades.
Time magazine has revealed the incredible innovations, gorgeous gadgets and gobsmacking gizmos that make up its 50 Best Inventions of 2010.
Austin Whitney, 22, made headlines when he stood and walked at graduation in a pair of robotic legs. Now he spends full days in a UC Berkeley lab helping to refine them.