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A robotic exoskeleton adapts to wearers to help them walk faster

An exoskeleton that uses machine learning to adapt to its wearers’ gait could help make it easier for people with limited mobility to walk. The exoskeleton, which resembles a motorized boot, is lightweight and allows the wearer to move relatively freely, both increasing their walking speed and reducing the amount…
bubmag
October 12, 2022
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These stunning insect close-ups reveal dazzling bug complexity

ByZsófia Maglóczy Photographs ByNIKOLA RAHMÉ Published July 13, 2022 • 5 min read Arthropods are the most diverse group in the animal kingdom. Among them, the evolutionary record holders are the insects, thanks to their ability to adapt to many different ecosystems both in water and on land. The versatility…
bubmag
July 13, 2022
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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