Berkeley Exoskeleton Lets Persons with Spinal Cord Injury Play Soccer

Dealing with spinal cord injury can be quite challenging. But wearable technologies such as advanced exoskeletons are going to change lives for many folks. This video shows two men, one with paraplegia and the other with spinal cord damage play soccer wearing the Berkeley exoskeleton modules. This modular exoskeleton is modular, weighing 27 pounds in total.

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The user has control over the steps while the commands are transmitted to the system computer via crutch mounted controllers. The battery lasts for up to 4 hours. You can find out more here.

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