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Japanese Robot Suit Approved For Worldwide Rollout

Japanese Robot Suit Approved For Worldwide Rollout

A robot suit that can help the elderly or disabled get around was given its global safety certificate in Japan on Wednesday, paving the way for its worldwide rollout. The Hybrid Assistive Limb, or HAL, is a power-assisted pair of … Continued

Walmart Sued By Disability Advocates Over Lack Of Access To Payment Machines

Walmart Sued By Disability Advocates Over Lack Of Access To Payment Machines

Disability rights advocates filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against Wal-Mart Stores Inc., claiming the retail giant refuses to make payment machines accessible to customers who use wheelchairs and scooters. The plaintiffs allege that Bentonville, Ark.-based Wal-Mart knowingly placed point-of-sale terminals … Continued