Archive for the ‘Walking’ Category

A shape-shifting navigation device for both the sighted and visually impaired (w/ Video)

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Without doubt, this concept has to be the most lateral thinking piece of technology I've seen recently. Just think what it would be capable of if it had GPS built in and a route could be preprogrammed in it from a map. Or a phone providing real time navigation information from a ...

3D-printed, individually designed prosthetic legs

Friday, June 1st, 2012

[wp_youtube]fir5HI0Gwrc[/wp_youtube] What I love about this is how the people feel re-connected with themselves. 3D-printed, individually designed prosthetic legs that are unabashedly artificial and completely personal. Source: via Lifekludger on Pinterest

Trick ya stick

Monday, April 24th, 2006

Over on Cameron's Brain blog, Cam has a sore toe (poor diddums). He wants to trick-up his walking stick. Make magazine reported on a GPS-enabled walking stick. There's a video on the Make post that references it - but doesn't show an exact picture of it. Maybe he could fit it with ...

Why use legs?

Friday, March 10th, 2006

ETech 2006 (Monday) Originally uploaded by Laughing Squid. Okay, I love technology as much, if not moreso, than the next guy. These Segway Personal Transporters are cool and Dean Kamen did a great thing with the iBot. But, please, people, if you ...


Saturday, December 24th, 2005 Best Inventions 2005 A future exoskeleton for weak limbs? Best Inventions 2005: Healthy Options -- Page 5 More exoskeleton links - includes some weird stuff: How exoskeletons will work - from How Stuff Works More on the above named HAL from NewScientist Berkley Robotiucs Lab. Bionic legs Spring walker Event for extended body and walking machine ...