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Submission + - First 3D Printed Hybrid Robotic Exoskeleton Helps Paraplegic Woman Walk Again ->

concertina226 writes: A keen skier who was left paralysed from the waist down after an accident can now walk again, thanks to the world's first 3D printed hybrid robotic exoskeleton suit.

Three-dimensional printer makers 3D systems have been working with robotic exoskeleton maker Ekso Bionics to make a custom suit for test pilot Amanda Boxtel, who was paralysed in a fall on the slopes of Aspen, Colorado in 1992.

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First 3D Printed Hybrid Robotic Exoskeleton Helps Paraplegic Woman Walk Again

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Of course you can't flap your arms and fly to the moon. After a while you'd run out of air to push against.

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