BIONIC ATHLETES WITH EXOSKELETONS, ROBOTIC LIMBS, AND BRAIN-CONTROL DEVICES TO COMPETE IN 2016 CYBATHLON

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AvKHrDXvUsM While traditional sports only grudgingly accept technological augmentation, the 2016 Cybathlon, a kind of hybrid between the XPRIZE and Olympics, embraces it with both robotic arms. Disabled competitors (or pilots) will compete using assistance devices like powered exoskeletons, robotic prostheses, and brain-control interfaces. We’ve chronicled the continuous evolution of such technologies over the years,... Continue Reading →

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