Robotic Walkers

robotic-walker

Designed by a team led by Assistant Professor Yu Haoyong at the National University of Singapore, this robotic walker hopes to help patients in rehabilitation centers get back to walking more quickly.

From a gizmag article: “…the omni-directional platform supports the patient’s body weight as they walk across the floor, while also providing powered support for movements of their pelvis and trunk. Force sensors detect the direction in which the patient wishes to move, and respond by moving the walker with them in that direction.”

Read more at: http://www.gizmag.com/robotic-walker-natural-gait/34953/

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Dave Bove

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