A brand-new, state-of-the-art device that will soon give people paralyzed by serious injuries another chance at walking was recently unveiled to the public. The invention, called eLEGS, or Exoskeleton Lower Extremity Gait System, was unveiled by Berkeley Bionics, an East Bay company founded in 2005. The company has previously developed bionic exoskeletons for military use. With eLEGS, arm movements tell a backpack computer how to move the battery-powered legs.
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