The reflexleg ‘works’ without separate external propulsion. The upper leg, lower leg and foot of the reflexleg are linked with smart springs that tension and relax in such a way that 80% of the ‘walking energy’ is recycled. Ideal for ascending slopes or for walking at different speeds.
University of Twente
Involved researchers: Rafaella Carloni, Stefano Stramigioli
h.f.j.m.koopman [at] utwente . nl