Exosuit development on accelerated pace

September 15, 2014 4:05 AM

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Exosuit development on accelerated pace

A Harvard researcher is working with the Department of Defense and New Balance to develop a wearable robot that could help the physically disabled walk and help soldiers carry heavy loads longer.

“The technology has tremendous potential for helping those who have limited mobility,” said Connor Walsh, who is leading the research at Harvard University’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering. But it also can help those such as soldiers who are extremely physically fit — but have ...

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