Telerobotics to help sick teen toss a baseball 1,800 miles

Photo Description: Using this telerobotic pitching machine, 13-year-old Nick LeGrande will throw out the ceremonial first pitch before the Oakland A’s game at the Oakland Coliseum Wednesday — from 1,800 miles away (Credit: Oakland Athletics) Source: CNET There are some baseball players known for their strong arms, but a lot of people will probably stand up and take notice when 13-year-old Nick…

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DARPA developing muscle-controlled prosthetic limbs that can feel (video)

  There are some amazing improvements to prosthetic limbs  that can change many peoples lives.  It is interesting to see the integration of more electronics, making prosthetic limbs basically robots that can communicate with people.  This creates a blurred boundary between wearable robots in terms of exoskeletons and literally robots that are being worn.  I think the future of this…

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