November 26, 2014 AT 11:00 am
Powered Bionic Leg Prosthesis #WearableWednesday
Inspiring story of
Hugh Herr’s powered bionic leg prostheses and how they are changing the future of disability on CNN– and he recently gave a TED talk too:
Hugh Herr is building the next generation of bionic limbs, robotic prosthetics inspired by nature’s own designs. Herr lost both legs in a climbing accident 30 years ago; now, as the head of the MIT Media Lab’s Biomechatronics group, he shows his incredible technology in a talk that’s both technical and deeply personal — with the help of ballroom dancer Adrianne Haslet-Davis, who lost her left leg in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, and performs again for the first time on the TED stage.
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