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TWIICE Exoskeleton Helps Paraplegics Walk, Climb Steps

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Meet the TWIICE exoskeleton from EPFL: an awesome device that enables people with paraplegia to stand up, walk, climb steps, and do a whole lot more. This walking assist device is lightweight with hip and knee joints that are controlled with two electric motors. The battery lasts 3 hours.

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This exoskeleton has buttons on the handles to set the pace. It can bear the entire weight of the user. In the future, these exoskeletons are going to get even lighter and more easier to control. They will have built-in walking programs.

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