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Bionic Leg Anticipates User Moves, Improving Mobility [Headlines]

Design & Architecture

A lab at Vanderbilt University has developed a leg that enables the user to naturally walk up stairs and up and down slopes.

Liz Walsh
  • 25 october 2011

At the Center for Intelligent Mechatronics at Vanderbilt University, a student lab assistant has been paying his way through school by working with experts to develop a bionic leg that anticipates user moves in order to help others like himself. Its lightweight design and rechargeable battery allowing for three days or 8 miles of use make it ideal for natural movement and regular activity. Gizmag.

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