Robot Trained To Help Quadriplegic

A debilitating stroke suffered when he was 40-years-old left Henry Evan a mute quadriplegic. Henry regained the ability to move his head and use a finger, which allows him to use a computer.

A collaboration between Silicon Valley robotic startup Willow Garage and the Healthcare Robotics Lab at Georgia Tech is training a personal robot to help Henry with independent living.

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