news    views    podcast    learn    |    about    contribute     republish    
Share this article: facebook . twitter . linkedin . reddit

Greg Sawicki: Augmenting human locomotion with spring-loading | CMU RI Seminar


curated by | April 4, 2015

“The goal of the Human Physiology of Wearable Robotics (PoWeR) Laboratory is to discover and exploit key principles of locomotion neuromechanics in order to build wearable devices that can augment intact and/or restore impaired human locomotion. The primary performance goal of such devices is to reduce metabolic energy consumption of the user. … Greg Sawicki, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, North Carolina State University”

John Payne’s insight:
A recent BBC report on this project has previously been linked from Robohub.org
http://robohub.org/ratchet-boots-make-walking-7-easier-bbc/



comments powered by Disqus


On the Novelty Effect in Human-Robot Interaction
December 9, 2019

Are you planning to crowdfund your robot startup?

Need help spreading the word?

Join the Robohub crowdfunding page and increase the visibility of your campaign