Brain-controlled exoskeletons advance with MindWalker


A team of European experts is working on a mind-controlled robotic exoskeleton that could enable people currently confined to wheelchairs to walk again and also help astronauts rehabilitate to Earth gravity after prolonged periods in the weightlessness of space.

The MindWalker system, which is being developed as part of a three-year, 2.5 million euro project, consists of a brain-computer interface (BCI), a virtual reality training environment and a robotic exoskeleton attached to the legs.

One response to “Brain-controlled exoskeletons advance with MindWalker

  1. Shattered Quartz

    So many contenders! ReWalk, Cyberdine, Honda, HULC spinoffs etc.
    Anyone out there DOESN’T expect wheelchairs to become redundant?

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