A team from the University of Waterloo is creating robotic exoskeleton legs that use A.I. to make their own steps and control decisions. "Learning" from a collection of sample-strolls around an environment, the system adjusts its movements based on the surroundings it senses.

“These robotic devices are designed to assist elderly and those with physical disabilities with locomotor activities,” researcher Brokoslaw Laschowski told us in a Q&A this month.

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