Amputee Uses Thought-Controlled Bionic Leg To Climb 103 flights Of Stairs At Willis/Sears Tower In Chicago?
November 9, 2012 in Uncategorized
“A man who lost his leg in a motorcycle accident has made history by using a thought-controlled bionic leg to reach the top of one of the world’s tallest skyscrapers. By simply thinking ‘climb stairs’ – Zac Vawter, made his way up 103 flights of stairs to the top of Willis Tower in Chicago on the revolutionary prosthetic leg. The robotic leg responds to electrical impulses from muscles in his hamstring, with his thoughts triggering motors, belts and chains to synchronise the movements of the prosthetic ankle and knee.”