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iBot discontinued but motorized wheelchair technology marches on

I was surprised to read in Popular Science that Dean Kamen’s iBot (an electric, motorized wheelchair which goes from four wheels to two wheels lifting the rider in the process, and can climb stairs,) has been discontinued due to costs. … Continue reading

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VA begins testing on Dean Kamen’s prosthetic Luke arm

Alright! Dean Kamen’s prosthetic “Luke” arm is one step closer to helping amputess, especially injured veterans: Last week, VA announced the start of a three-year clinical trial that represents the first large-scale testing of the arm, a critical step before … Continue reading

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Video: Dean Kamen’s IBOT “Wheelchair” Power Chair

The IBOT is Dean Kamen’s on-road, off road, all terrain, stair climbing, power chair (“wheelchair”) which can also go into two wheel mode to raise the rider into a higher, more eye-level position. It isn’t exactly new, but it is … Continue reading

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Video: More on Dean Kamen’s Luke Arm Prosthetic

I previously posted about Dean Kamen’s prosthetic arm. That was just a teaser.  Here is a new video showing you much more of what the arm can do.

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Video: Dean Kamen – prosthetic arm prototype

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