In the future we will wear robots,' says MIT 'bionic' professor
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
by Rachel Barnes
Hugh Herr, who heads the Biomechatronics research group at the MIT Media Lab and has been dubbed 'the leader of the Bionic Age', took to the stage at DigitasLBi's New Front conference to discuss the potential of a "transcendent human."
Herr told the story of his transformation from double amputee after a climbing accident, to exceeding what he was previously physically capable of on the rock face.
"With technology I am released from these shackles of disability - we will end disability in this century."