Bluetooth Prosthesis Helps Man Walk, Kick More Ass

The only time we use Bluetooth is to yap about in our cars while we're driving or for transferring photos to and from our computer, but Marine Lance Cpl. Joshua Bleill is using it to help him walk again. The Iraq veteran has dual prosthesis with Bluetooth transmitters on board that sends signals between each motor,… » 1/25/08 2:00pm 1/25/08 2:00pm

MIT's Exoskeleton is not Just for Lazy Buggers

Although exoskeletons are nothing new &mdash remember the Bleex? &mdash the Biomechatronics Group from MIT's Media Lab has come up with a smaller, more discrete number. Although it can only carry 80 pounds (compared to the Bleex's upper limit of 220 pounds), associate professor Hugh Herr hopes that in the future,… » 9/20/07 11:52am 9/20/07 11:52am