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Me and the machine
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Me and the machine

Paralyzed people can learn to walk again with the aid of electromechanical exoskeletons. However, it’s not easy. It takes a lot of engineering and hard training.
Young Engineers Program
Young Engineers Program

A Greek exoskeleton for Cybathlon

HERMES is the first team in Greece which builds an exoskeleton device for participating in the Cybathlon 2020.
A different kind of superhero
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A different kind of superhero

Bionicman has a futuristic prosthetic hand that lends him superhuman powers. He uses it to give children with disabilities more confidence—and cool, 3D-printed hands.
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Story

maxon supports the 2020 Cybathlon

The Cybathlon event, which was first held in 2016, will return in 2020 – with even more teams and more challenges.
Interview
Interview

“It will be possible to integrate exoskeletons into clothes”

Professor Robert Riener from the ETHZ talks about his project - the Cybathlon.
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Story

Back on her own two feet

Paraplegics can learn to walk again through intensive training. To achieve this, they need strong will, time, and modern robotic mobilization equipment.
“I just want to walk, walk, walk”
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“I just want to walk, walk, walk”

Since a car accident Andre van Rüschen can no longer feel his legs. In spite of this, he still walks every day.