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Robotics Transform Lives – Henry Evans and Chad Jenkins: Meet the Robots for Humanity

Robotics Transform Lives – Henry Evans and Chad Jenkins: Meet the Robots for Humanity
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Robotics Tranforms Lives

Robotics offers wonderful and amazing changes in the future for those whose lives have been altered by disease and injury. Below see TED Talk with client and creator.

From TED Talks: Paralyzed by a stroke, Henry Evans uses a telepresence robot to take the stage — and show how new robotics, tweaked and personalized by a group called Robots for Humanity, help him live his life. He shows off a nimble little quadrotor drone, created by a team led by Chad Jenkins, that gives him the ability to navigate space — to once again look around a garden, stroll a campus … (Filmed at TEDxMidAtlantic.)

In 2003, Henry Evans became quadriplegic and mute after a stroke-like attack. Now, working with Robots for Humanity, he’s a pioneer in adaptive robotic tech to help him, and other disabled people like him, navigate the world.