News: Robo-Exoskeleton Puts Paralyzed Back on Their Feet

Robo-Exoskeleton Puts Paralyzed Back on Their Feet

Meet Rex, the Robotic Exoskeleton—a pair of wearable robotic legs that promise to help the wheelchair-bound get back on their feet. The wealthy ones, at least. The device is expected to retail for around $150,000 stateside.

Robo-Exoskeleton Puts Paralyzed Back on Their Feet

Via Rex Bionics:

Rex, the Robotic Exoskeleton, is a pair of robotic legs that enables you to stand up, walk, move sideways, turn around, go up and down steps as well as walk on flat hard surfaces including ramps and slopes.

Robo-Exoskeleton Puts Paralyzed Back on Their Feet

Worn outside the body Rex is designed to support and hold a person comfortably as they move, Rex is made of strong, lightweight materials that have been extensively tested.

Robo-Exoskeleton Puts Paralyzed Back on Their Feet

Rex can be worn comfortably all day. [B]ecause it only takes a matter of minutes to strap up, it's no trouble to get in and out of Rex, swapping over to a wheelchair and back again when required.

Have motorized exoskeleton, will travel

2 Comments

I think I saw this in development a long time ago. Good to see that its making someone happy now.

Maybe I misunderstood, but where are the pictures of it shooting out rockets and lasers? or does it just walk?

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