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Robotic Exoskeletons Are the New Wheelchairs

c0x-_veviaawdznExoskeletons are wearable robots designed to move or strengthen limbs. Already, lower-body models help paralysis patients in clinics around the world. As long as the devices can continue to shed weight and cost, they should become common as replacements for wheelchairs within five years, says Homayoon Kazerooni, founder of two of the companies below.

By Michael Belfiore | Bloomberg

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