HOME  |  NEWS  |  BLOGS  |  MESSAGES  |  FEATURES  |  VIDEOS  |  WEBINARS  |  INDUSTRIES  |  FOCUS ON FUNDAMENTALS
  |  REGISTER  |  LOGIN  |  HELP
Blogs
Blog

Robot Helps People Walk Again

NO RATINGS
Page 1 / 2 Next >
View Comments: Newest First|Oldest First|Threaded View
Page 1/4  >  >>
Cabe Atwell
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Need to buy a walking robot
Cabe Atwell   5/24/2014 1:39:59 AM
NO RATINGS
That's more of a powered exoskeleton rather than a robot, however it's still a remarkable piece of technology.

edwardtan168
User Rank
Iron
Need to buy a walking robot
edwardtan168   11/22/2013 7:25:38 AM
NO RATINGS
I am looking for a robot which can assist people to walk. I have a friend whose legs is completely smashed in a car accidient. He needs a robot to help him to walk

Pubudu
User Rank
Platinum
Re: technology reach
Pubudu   4/5/2013 2:08:55 PM
NO RATINGS
Cheers Elizabeth, Waiting to reed from you.

Mydesign
User Rank
Platinum
Re: Self walking mechanisom
Mydesign   4/5/2013 4:50:27 AM
NO RATINGS
1 saves
"People are incredibly resilient and can be trained to use artificial limbs and other types of walking mechanisms, especially if they have the right tools and technology to help them overcome this type of injury."

Yes, Elizebeth. With proper training and artificial limbs, they can lead a normal life and many of the peoples are doing like that.

Elizabeth M
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Self walking mechanisom
Elizabeth M   4/4/2013 5:36:34 AM
NO RATINGS
Indeed, Mydesign, technology like what Ekso provides will definitely help people readjust to a normal life after a disability and hopefully also return to doing many of the things they did before they became disabled. People are incredibly resilient and can be trained to use artificial limbs and other types of walking mechanisms, especially if they have the right tools and technology to help them overcome this type of injury.

Mydesign
User Rank
Platinum
Re: Self walking mechanisom
Mydesign   4/4/2013 1:20:24 AM
NO RATINGS
1 saves
"Yes mydesign, think about the disable people at the war, how many are there with disability after doing the lot of sacrifice for their countries. How nice if they can walk and joined to the work force again. "

Pubudu, exactly. Recently I had seen a similar situation with a pet dog in one of my friend's house. For the dog, it's both back legs got paralyzed and not able to move. My friend had made similar leg like structure with cast iron and fixed it on its back bone. Now they are training the dog, how to walk with this artificial legs.

Mydesign
User Rank
Platinum
Re: technology reach
Mydesign   4/4/2013 1:12:56 AM
NO RATINGS
1 saves
"someone with an amputation or with paralysis (the latter being the case in this story) may feel like their life has no meaning in their darkest times,"

Elizabeth, many times I have seen that such peoples always would like to move around using different mechanisms like wheelchair or hand-driven cycles. They don't have such feelings.

Elizabeth M
User Rank
Blogger
Re: technology reach
Elizabeth M   4/2/2013 6:28:35 AM
NO RATINGS
Thanks for sharing that link, Pubudu. As we've all shared, there are some amazing people who overcome physical adversity, and if technology can be invented to help them, then it's doing everyone a true service. And it's also nice that technology was the starting point for such a positive discussion about life and appreciating what things we take for granted, like the use of our limbs. I'll keep my eyes open for similar types of technology that's worthy of coverage.

Charles Murray
User Rank
Blogger
Re: technology reach
Charles Murray   4/1/2013 7:01:54 PM
NO RATINGS
Thanks, Pubudu. What am amazing link.

apresher
User Rank
Blogger
Robot Helps People
apresher   4/1/2013 5:11:26 PM
NO RATINGS
Pubudu,  Thanks for the link.

Page 1/4  >  >>
Partner Zone
More Blogs
Get a load of these strange product designs. What's in the water these design engineers are drinking?
The Dutch are known for their love of bicycling, and they’ve also long been early adopters of green-energy and smart-city technologies. So it seems fitting that a town in which painter Vincent van Gogh once lived has given him a very Dutch-like tribute -- a bike path lit by a special smart paint in the style of the artist's “Starry Night” painting.
Ever wanted your own giant robot? Three engineers did, and now they want to make 15-ft, fighting MegaBots a household name.
Here are 10 examples of the wide range of new technology on display at Pack Expo in Chicago earlier this month.
For decades, engineers have worked to combat erosion by developing high-strength alloys, composites, and surface coatings. However, in a new paper, a team at Jilin University in China turned to one of the most deadly animals in the world for inspiration -- the yellow fat-backed scorpion.
Design News Webinar Series
11/19/2014 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
11/6/2014 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
10/7/2014 8:00 a.m. California / 11:00 a.m. New York
12/11/2014 8:00 a.m. California / 11:00 a.m. New York
Quick Poll
The Continuing Education Center offers engineers an entirely new way to get the education they need to formulate next-generation solutions.
Dec 1 - 5, An Introduction to Embedded Software Architecture and Design
SEMESTERS: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6


Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.
Last Archived Class
Sponsored by Littelfuse
Learn More   |   Login   |   Archived Classes
Twitter Feed
Design News Twitter Feed
Like Us on Facebook

Sponsored Content

Technology Marketplace

Copyright © 2014 UBM Canon, A UBM company, All rights reserved. Privacy Policy | Terms of Service