ReWalk Robotics's New Exoskeleton Lets Paraplegic Stroll the Streets of NYC

Photo: Eliza Strickland Robert Woo demonstrates that exoskeletons are ready to come out of the clinic and into the streets.

Yesterday, a paralyzed man strapped on a pair of robotic legs and stepped out a hotel door, joining the flow of rushing pedestrians on a sidewalk in midtown Manhattan.

The user, Robert Woo, was demonstrating a new exoskeleton unveiled this week, the ReWalk Personal 6.0 from Israel’s ReWalk Robotics. He got a few curious looks as he strode forward in...

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