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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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Paralyzed jockey walks again with help from bionic suit

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.

By July 16, 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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Bruising pants help Paralympians locate injuries

A specially designed pair of pants uses pressure-sensitive film and dye packs to help athletes who can't feel pain find where they have been injured.

By June 19, 2014

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3D printing makes scoliosis braces more sleek, comfortable

Design pioneer 3D Systems unveils the "Bespoke" brace, which aims to change the way back braces fit, function, and feel.

By June 9, 2014

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Transformer-like suit lets you lift 110 pounds -- with each hand

An Italian engineering company has created a robotic exoskeleton that gives wearers superhero powers. But this one has a weak spot that Crave's Michael Franco spots in an instant.

By March 6, 2014

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49 iPhone games that would rock with a controller

With a slew of iPhone game controllers on the horizon alongside iOS 7, CNET's rounded down some of the top games that would just play better with a real controller.

By June 19, 2013

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Skiing showdown: GPS-informed goggles miss the mark

CNET reporter Jay Greene, an avid skier, hit the slopes to try three pricey goggles with heads-up displays showing his speed and distance. Glitches in both the hardware and software led him to a much cheaper, more reliable alternative.

By January 3, 2013

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Goggles with built-in display let you ski like a boss

Oakley's new Airwave goggles feature a heads-up display that can show a variety of mapping and performance data in real time. You can even see where your friends are while you make a jump.

By October 26, 2012

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Watch the making of a 'Jurassic Park' Velociraptor suit

The studio behind the terrifying Velociraptor costume in "Jurassic Park" comes clean about how they created the outfit in an epic behind-the-scenes video.

By October 23, 2012