Did you ever imagine as a kid, losing the ability to walk and getting a pair of robotic pants that your clumsily staggered around the house in?
Or…did you ever pretend you lost your eyesight and got a pair of ooky biomechanical “popping” eyes to peer at your friends?
Well, here they are 12 recent advances in robotics that even most kids did not imagine…
Advances In Medical Robotics
So goes the $6M Bionic Man…read on…
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- NASA…no need to say more.
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Did anyone ever accuse you of being wired strangely…well soon they could be right.
With promise for both military application and future consumer devices, Georgia Institute of Technology scientists have discovered a way to use heart beats, body movements and wind resistance to produce electricity. The key is in the movement of nano zinc oxide wires. When stretched and released these wires produce electicity, enough to power radios, night vision goggles, cell phones and other personal devices.
Checkout GIT’s website…
Getting a charge out of a beating heart (Source: Georgia Institute of Technology)
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