A spin-off company called SuitX, created by Berkeley researcher Homayoon Kazerooni, developed a super-lightweight exoskeleton The development five years, but now it is the cheapest on the market, making it more affordable for a big audience. They plan to sell the product from March and also a version for children will be available. Will this be the future for them who now can’t walk?
Or what about Hugh Herr who is building the next generation of bionic limbs, robotic prosthetics inspired by nature’s own designs. Herr lost both legs in a climbing accident 30 years ago; now, as the head of the MIT Media Lab’s Biomechatronics group, he shows his incredible technology in a talk that’s both technical and deeply personal.