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exoskeleton

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Clamp-on exoskeleton turns you into your own chair

An ekoskelton-style device provides factory workers with a place to sit whenever they need it, no chair required.

By August 21, 2014

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FDA clears ReWalk exoskeleton that lets paraplegics walk again

Following the EU's lead, the US finally allows people with spinal cord injuries to buy the motorized system that lets them independently stand upright, turn, and walk.

By June 26, 2014

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Paraplegic kicks off World Cup with mind-controlled exoskeleton

Strapped into a robotic exoskeleton, paraplegic Juliano Pinto makes history by standing upright to kick a soccer ball for World Cup opening ceremonies.

By June 13, 2014

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3D-printed exoskeleton helps paralyzed skier walk again

The robotic suit, created by 3D Systems and EksoBionics, allows Amanda Boxtel, who was paralyzed in a skiing accident, to walk for the first time since 1992.

By February 18, 2014

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Gaming exoskeleton to pair with Oculus Rift headset at CES 2014

PrioVR, the full-body tracking suit, rebounds from its failed Kickstarter with a fully-functional prototype at CES 2014 that will pair with the Oculus Rift headset.

By January 5, 2014

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World Cup could begin with mind-controlled exoskeleton kickoff

The project to get a paralyzed teenager wearing a state-of-the-art exoskeleton to make the ceremonial first kick at the World Cup in Brazil this summer.

By January 3, 2014

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3D-printed £1,200 exoskeleton Titan Arm wins Dyson award

Titan Arm, a prototype powered upper-body exoskeleton, has just won the 2013 James Dyson Award for design and engineering.

By November 6, 2013

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Jaw-dropping superyacht rocks web-like exoskeleton

Get ready to gawk. These jewel-like designs from architect Zaha Hadid put your billionaire boat to shame.

By October 18, 2013

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Tomorrow Daily 041: Chairless chairs, artificial skin that changes color, and a Lego building

It feels like everywhere we go, we're waiting in some kind of line. With this exoskeleton, though, you can make a seat for yourself anywhere. Can't bypass the lines at your favorite theme park? With this bit of kit, you won't stress about waiting without a place to sit.

By August 25, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 041: Chairless chairs, artificial skin that changes color, and a Lego building

On today's show, an exoskeleton that creates a chair for you, no matter where you are; artificial, autonomous skin that changes color; and breaking ground on a Lego "experience center."

By August 25, 2014