New technologies for people in wheelchairs

Can you imagine being able to put on a suit that provides you with superpowers? This question was asked Eythor Bender , with the vision that some day an apparatus will manage to provide greater strength and agility to common or sick individuals.

There are more than 68 million people in wheelchairs in the world , which translates into 1% of the world's population. A large part of the population is also close to exceeding 65 years of age, so the need to find a technological innovation what would help them was imminent.

Bender has created the demos of Exoskeleton and ELEGS, inventions that are expected in a few years to reach the commercial market and offer hope to all those who want surpass human strength Or simply, fend for themselves .

Source: TED


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