7 months The future of aging Manilatimes |Biz
WILFREDO BALTAZARWhile watching the news last week, I saw a feature on a Japanese scientist who developed a robotic exoskeleton designed to be worn by, and to respond to the brain waves of, humans. The invention is meant to help people with mobility issues, such as an amputee or a stroke survivor. It can also be used by the elderly who, for no reason other than age, have a more difficult time accomplishing routine tasks. Wearing the exoskeleton gives elderly people the strength and flexibility they need to stay self-sufficient, allowing them to live independently longer. This is definitely ... more