VariLeg Exoskeleton Mimics Human Knee

VariLeg Exoskeleton

Here is an exoskeleton that mimics the human knee, enabling paraplegics to move over uneven terrains easier. It has mechanical variable impedance, allowing the user to adapt to unexpected obstacles. The device will have several buttons with various modes (including straight-walking, stairs, and sit-down modes).

More items like this: here

VariLeg 2 is expected to be more streamlined and lightweight. Engineers from ETH Zurich are behind this solution. Reuters has more on the story.

[Source]

*Our articles may contain aff links. As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases. Please read our disclaimer on how we fund this site.
Read more:
ITRI‘s Wearable Walking Assist Exoskeleton Robot for Disabled People

Here is another robotic exoskeleton that lets people who are badly injured or even paralyzed walk and get things done...

Defend Six Safety Wearable for Women

Here is a smart wearable device that allows women who run with their headphones on to recognize when someone is...

Apple Watch 2 to Be 40% Thinner?

Apple is going to introduce the new Apple Watch soon. Apple Watch 2 is expected to be more powerful and...

Close