Thursday, August 20, 2009

Future Tech: Human Engineering Research Laboratories

The Human Engineering Research Laboratories (HERL) is essentially a think-tank laboratory where the latest in wheelchair and assistive technologies are conceived. Researching and developing the latest in advanced controls, wheelchair designs, and assistive technologies, the goal of this facility is to "To continuously improve the mobility and function of people with disabilities through advanced engineering in clinical research and medical rehabilitation". With some of the innovations that they demonstrate in this clip, they are certainly attaining this goal. Enjoy!

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