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Amanda Boxtel’s excitement is contagious. That’s because she’s been taking the recently unveiled Berkeley Bionics eLEGS exoskeleton for a walk in the park. Not the easiest thing to do if you’ve been in a wheelchair for the last 18 years.

Based on their HULC military exoskeleton and going into medical trials soon, Berkeley Bionics eLEGS have set a new precedent for rehabilitation and personal mobility going forward. [via BotJunkie]

This is not a wave of the future. The eLEGS is happening right now. I don’t have to be hopeful. This is reality.

Adam Flaherty

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