Exoskeleton technology allows paraplegic student to walk at graduation

05/15/2011 | PCWorld

Austin Whitley, who lost the use of his legs in an accident, walked across the stage at his graduation from the University of California, Berkeley, on Saturday using a device that has been named after him. The Austin exoskeleton legs were designed by a team of research students at the university and are aimed at helping individuals who normally use wheelchairs to stand and walk at a more affordable price than other similar devices.

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