Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a prosthetic leg with powered ankle joint
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Bionic leg features powered ankle

Users demonstrate the BiOM Ankle System by iWalk, which its makers say allows clients to walk at a natural speed and gives a greater sense of stability across a range of surfaces.

iWalk was founded by Professor Hugh Herr, who directs the biomechatronics group at the MIT Media Lab.

  • 20 Mar 2014
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