In the last few years, mechanically assistive exosuits have started to see commercial deployment.
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Researchers have inserted small magnetic beads into muscle tissue within an amputated residuum for more precise control of prosthetic limbs.
Researchers have created ultrathin, stretchable electronic material that is gas permeable, allowing the material to “breathe”.
A comfortable brace incorporates both sensors and actuators to restore roughly 70% of the active range of motion.
A biofeedback device that is wearable and connects to novel smartphone games may offer people with incomplete paraplegia a more self-controllable therapy to enhance their recovery.
Scientists have developed a soft wearable hand robot that can aid the hand-disabled by using machine learning algorithm and sensory hardware.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) recently developed a robotic arm to facilitate self-help and upper-limb mobile rehabilitation for stroke patients.