May 23, 2011

Exoskeleton Assists Graduation

Austin Whitney recently received his degree from UCB. That in itself may not seem a huge deal, but Austin, after being in an accident that left him a paraplegic, managed to pick up his diploma by walking across the stage. He did so with the help of an Exoskeleton developed by a professor and fellow students. Funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the device was originally intended for soldiers carrying heavy weights in battle.

Via IB Times

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at May 23, 2011 11:45 AM
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