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WalkMate System aids to people with Parkinson’s disease

By Damir Beciri
2 Comments5 September 2012

walk-mateEveryone has probably experienced the phenomenon where their footsteps are unconsciously synchronized with their friends during a stroll. Understanding the mechanisms behind this synchronization could help people with a disturbed gait. Researchers from the Tokyo Institute of Technology have decided to demystify the process and as a result developed a new walking support device named… »