Silicon Valley News

Thursday, July 14, 2011

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.