Teen who is Paralyzed to Kick World Cup's First Ball with Mind-Controlled Exoskeleton

Colorado State University's Idea-2-Product 3D printing laboratory has developed a robotic exoskeleton that allows individuals with mobility limitations the ability to walk. The fascinating device will be worn by a volunteer who is paralyzed who, with the help the assistive technology, will rise from her wheelchair, walk to the center of the field, and then kick a soccer ball to begin the World Cup Games. The demonstration, known as the Walk Again project, will take place during the opening ceremony on June 12, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

 

 

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