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Ekso Bionics has a simple premise: create robotics that help people. And the company is doing just that with its wearable exoskeleton. Using a combination of weight-activated sensors and battery-powered motors, the bionic suit is helping wheelchair-bound users learn how to walk again.
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This Technology Wants to Make Wheelchairs Obsolete | Cyborg Nation

Starring: Derek Muller
Featuring: Matt Tilford of Ekso Bionics, Russ Angold of Ekso Bionics, and Michael Glover of Ekso Bionics

An Acres Production in Association with reddit
Executive Producers Matt McLaughlin & Andrew Simkiss
Executive Producers Alexis Ohanian & Michael Pope
Hosted by Derek Muller
Special Thanks to r/futurology


Directed by Elizabeth Orne & Cidney Hue
Senior Producer Christian Silberbauer
Produced by Jonathan Yaniv & Jacob Sillman
Cinematographer Sharif El Neklawy
Edited by Cidney Hue
Animations by Ben Mayerv
Written & Researched by Jonathan Yaniv & Jacob Sillman
Color by Irving Harvey | Josh Brede
Mixed by Analogue Muse | Alan Zahn & Pierre-Andre Rigoll
Science Advisor Pascal Wallisch
Additional Footage Courtesy of MIT Media Lab

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