Mind-reading machine helps man walk again – Lingohack



A man has been able to move all four of his paralysed limbs with a mind-controlled exoskeleton suit, French researchers report. In 2017, he took part in the exoskeleton trial with Clinatec and the University of Grenoble. Details of the exoskeleton have been published in The Lancet Neurology journal.

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robotic – relating to or connected to a robot
exoskeleton – (here) mechanical outer layer that supports and strengthens the body
implants – tissue or devices inserted in the body (usually by surgery)
beamed – transmitted through the air – e.g. electrical or radio signals
kit – equipment needed for a particular purpose

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