Paralyzed man walks with high-tech exoskeleton controlled by his brain

CNN has reported that a quadriplegic man has been able walk and move by using a brain-controlled robotic suit, based on research report published on Friday.

The man known as Thibault was paralyzed due to a 40 foot fall from a balcony where his spinal chord was severed. Despite this, the 28 year-old French national maintained some ability to use his left arm, which allowed him to operate his wheelchair via a joystick.

The new technology has allowed him full walking movement and the ability to touch some objects. Thibaud trained for 2 years using a video game in order get the technology, which is wire directly to his brain, to recognize his commands.


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1 Comment

  1. Annon
    October 7, 2019

    It’s called mind control.

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