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A light and easy-to-attach hand exoskeleton for stroke victims

Stroke is a major cause of long-term disability. Nearly 12 million people worldwide survive a stroke every year, and half of them are left with at least some limits on the use of their hands. Various portable robotic systems and human-machine interfaces have been developed to address this challenge in…
bubmag
May 11, 2022
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How a Parachute Accident Helped Jump-start Augmented Reality

Louis Rosenberg tests Virtual Fixtures, the first interactive augmented-reality system that he developed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, in 1992. I climb into an upper-body exoskeleton that’s covered in sensors, motors, gears, and bearings, and then lean forward, tilting my head up to press my face against the eyepieces of…
bubmag
April 7, 2022
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VR ‘exoskeleton’ for sex in metaverse…

Exclusive LOVE ONLINE Charlotte Edwards, Senior Technology and Science Reporter17:16 ET, Mar 15 2022Updated: 17:16 ET, Mar 15 2022HUMANS may rely on exoskeletons to have realistic sex in the metaverse, one sex tech expert has revealed. Daniel Goldin, vice president at adult site Dreamcam, spoke to The Sun about a…
bubmag
March 17, 2022
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Exoskeletons, Smart Rings, and Flying Cars Will Be at CES 2022

Like many consumer technology professionals and members of the press, I had been planning to attend CES, the gigantic annual consumer electronics show, in person this year. That is, until about a week ago, when the current Covid surge made travel, dining out, and spending time indoors surrounded by large…
bubmag
January 3, 2022
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How big did ancient millipedes get? Bigger than you’d like.

A fossil found in sandstone near the England-Scotland border contains the largest millipede ever found—and the discovery was completely by accident.  In January 2018, Neil Davies, an Earth scientist at the University of Cambridge, had taken a group of PhD students on a “social trip” to Northumberland, England, where he…
bubmag
December 22, 2021