Robot Moves When Monkey Thinks About Walking

Posted on January 16, 2008

This video shows a monkey's brain impulses in the U.S. being sent to a robot in Japan, enabling the robot to walk. Reuters sasy that researchers hope their discovery will someday help paralyzed people to walk with the aid of a robotic device. The robot moves when the monkey thinks about walking and it moves at exactly the same pace as the monkey. This research looks like it could lead to a prototype leg device that paralyzed people could power with brain activity.




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