At 06:47 PM 1/19/01 -0500, you wrote:
>But Seriously....what with CPU power advancing by leaps and
>bounds.......er....I mean advancing a LOT....is it possible now or soon to
>have a walking chair? Possibly controlled by a joystick.
>Such a contrivance wouldn't be much...but I think it'd be better than the
>current contraptions. Curbs, for example, wouldnt be an obstacle...
>Just a thought...
A couple years ago, I saw a TV show about medical advances where they had a
paraplegic woman "walking" with a computer "driving" her leg muscles. This
kind of technology should be applicable to a mechanical set of legs as well.
Anyone hear about whether this is going anywhere?
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