Amputee Controls Prosthesis With His Mind

Robotic leg allows Zac Vawter, 31, to walk up a ramp, switch to stairs and even kick a soccer ball.
0:28 | 09/26/13

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Major advance for thousands of Americans to use artificial limbs. A Washington State man can now control his robotics leg using only his thoughts he just imagine the movement and the technology makes it -- happen. Researchers who made the device had an eight million dollar grant from the army and the interesting thing is. Think about it when you're walking in a prosthetic leg it helps with the level ground moving from level ground -- going up and downstairs. And it really yet look how smoothly yeah that's fantastic things here.

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